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Viet Nam: Prisoners of conscience released but dozens remain jailed

Headline Title:  Viet Nam: Prisoners of conscience released but dozens remain jailed 14 April 2014 The early release in Viet Nam of several prisoners of conscience is welcome, but serves to highlight the situation of at least 70 others who remain jailed for peacefully expressing their opinions, Amnesty International said today.Nguyen Tien Trung, Vi Duc Hoi and Cu Huy Ha Vu have all been released over the past week.“We are delighted that these men are out of prison but they should never have been locked-up in the first place,” said Rupert Abbott, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia-Pacific…

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