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Vietnamese Farmer, Released From Prison, Gets Hero’s Welcome

A Vietnamese fish farmer who fought off an eviction squad with homemade guns and mines has been given a hero’s welcome home after being freed from jail early. Doan Van Vuon’s early release from a five-year sentence came Monday, two days before Vietnam marks its 70th National Day with a large military parade and mass amnesty for over 18,000 prisoners. Videos posted to social media show neighbors and relatives bursting into applause and cheers as the farmer-turned-cult hero returned with...

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