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Vietnam: Drop Charges Against ‘Mother Mushroom’

Expand Blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh’s mother, Nguyen Thi Tuyet Lan, being assaulted outside the court in Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa province).  © 2017 Nguyen Hoang Vi (New York) – The Vietnamese government should immediately release and drop all charges against the blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, popularly known as “Mother Mushroom,” Human Rights Watch said today. On November 30, 2017, an appeals court rejected her appeal of a 10-year prison sentence for “conducting propaganda against the state.” Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, 38, blogs under the pen name “Mother Mushroom” (Me Nam). She writes on social…

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