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US Slams Vietnam for Jailing Dissidents

The United States is criticizing Vietnam for jailing three activists for up to three years ostensibly for obstructing traffic. The dissidents were arrested earlier this year while riding in a convoy of motorcycles to visit a former political prisoner. A court in the southern province of Dong Thap on Tuesday found them guilty of "causing a public disorder." Bui Thi Minh Hang, the most prominent of the three, received three years in jail. Nguyen Thi Thuy Quynh was jailed for...

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