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Viet Nam: Report documents how scores remain imprisoned for speaking out

Headline Title:  Viet Nam: Report documents how scores remain imprisoned for speaking out 07 November 2013 The Vietnamese authorities must end their alarming crackdown on dissent and immediately put in place measures to protect activists from further harassment and imprisonment simply for exercising their rights, Amnesty International said in a new report today. Silenced Voices: Prisoners of Conscience in Viet Nam examines how laws and decrees are used to criminalize freedom of expression, both online and in the streets. It also lists 75 prisoners of conscience in Viet Nam, some of…

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