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Cu Huy Ha Vu freed, arrives in U.S.

A prominent political prisoner who has been the subject of numerous demands for release by the international community was freed April 7 and has arrived in the U.S. for medical treatment. Cu Huy Ha Vu (Cù Huy Hà Vũ), 57,…

Two police who beat suspect to death get suspended sentences

(VNRN) – Despite widespread denouncement, a court in coastal Phu Yen province on April 3 still gave suspended sentences to two police officers convicted of beating a suspect to death. The court rejected two other proposals for suspended sentences and…

Just-released political prisoner Dinh Dang Dinh dies

(VNRN) – Two weeks after being given amnesty, former prisoner of conscience Dinh Dang Dinh (Đinh Đăng Định), 50, died of stomach cancer on April 3 at his home in Dak Nong province. A former chemistry teacher, Dinh was arrested…