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Vietnam Jails Six for Economic Zone Protest Clashes

A court in central Vietnam on Thursday jailed six Vietnamese for clashing with police during last month's nationwide protests over new economic zones and feared dominance of Chinese investors. The court in Binh Thuan province handed down prison sentences of between two and two and a half years for "disturbing public order," the Ministry of Public Security said in a statement on its website. The six hurled bottles, bricks and petrol bombs at police during the protests on...

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