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China Rights Group Honors Prominent Jailed Vietnamese Writer

A Chinese media rights group has granted an award to a prominent Vietnamese writer detained in Vietnam since 2008 on charges of subverting the ruling Communist Party.The Sweden-based Independent Chinese PEN Center (ICPC) said it decided to honor Nguyen Xuan Nghia with its 2013 'Liu Xiaobo Courage to Write Award' which is named after Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. In a statement issued this week, ICPC also named a second honoree for the award, Chinese environmentalist...

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