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Vietnamese Dissident Mother Mushroom En Route to US After Release

Vietnamese dissident Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known as "Mother Mushroom", was released from prison on Wednesday and left Vietnam on a flight to the United States, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. Quynh, one of Vietnam's most prominent dissidents, was serving a 10-year-sentence for anti-state propaganda. "Mother Mushroom departed Vietnam today for the United States," one source told Reuters. "She is flying with her children and...

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