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Vietnam Jails Activist for Two Years for Criticizing Government

A Vietnamese court has sentenced a prominent activist to two years in jail for posting online content critical of the government. Truong Duy Nhat's lawyer said his client was found guilty of "abusing democratic freedoms to infringe on the interests of the state." In 2013, Nhat called for Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and others to resign to save the country from corruption, a poor economy, and "political chaos." At a half-day hearing Tuesday, the court ruled...

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