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Vietnamese Activists Allege Police Brutality After Visiting Dissident

Thirteen Vietnamese social activists say they were attacked by police and taken into custody after visiting recently freed dissident Tran Anh Kim. One activist, 80-year-old Nguyen Thanh Giang, tells VOA's Vietnamese service the incident in northern Thai Binh province highlights an alarming trend of police brutality. “The reason of the attack, as told by police, was because we visited Kim, who they said was under probation after his release," he said, adding that some of the...

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