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Vietnam Frees Two More High-Profile Dissidents

Vietnam has released two more prominent political activists, days after another well-known dissident was freed and allowed to go to the United States. Nguyen Tien Trung and Vi Duc Hoi were released months before their jail terms ended, in an unexpected move that has drawn mixed reactions from observers. According to Trung, authorities told him he was given leniency because of his good behavior in prison. However, the 31-year-old outspoken activist said he thinks international pressure...

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