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Amnesty International Calls on Vietnam to End Torture

Amnesty International has called on Vietnam to end what it says is torture and ill treatment against prisoners of conscience. In a report released Tuesday, the human rights group said prisoners of conscience have to endure abuses including prolonged periods of solitary confinement, beatings and the denial of medical treatment. The report was based on a year of research, including interviews with 18 former prisoners of conscience. Five of the prisoners told Amnesty International that...

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