Cu Huy Ha Vu (center) in court in Hanoi during his trial on April 4, 2011. Vietnam has released 2 more dissidents, Vi Duc Hoi and Nguyen Tien Trung (inset, right), over the weekend. Photo: AFP Cu Huy Ha Vu (center) in court in Hanoi during his trial on April 4, 2011. Vietnam has released 2 more dissidents, Vi Duc Hoi and Nguyen Tien Trung (inset, right), over the weekend. Photo: AFP
Cu Huy Ha Vu (center) in court in Hanoi during his trial on April 4, 2011. Vietnam has released 2 more dissidents, Vi Duc Hoi and Nguyen Tien Trung (inset, right), over the weekend. Photo: AFP

Vietnam releases two dissidents from jail amid trade talks with US

Move comes after Vietnamese authorities last week freed Cu Huy Ha Vu, one of the country’s most prominent dissidents who had been jailed for seven years

Cu Huy Ha Vu (center) in court in Hanoi during his trial on April 4, 2011. Vietnam has released 2 more dissidents, Vi Duc Hoi and Nguyen Tien Trung (inset, right), over the weekend. Photo: AFP Cu Huy Ha Vu (center) in court in Hanoi during his trial on April 4, 2011. Vietnam has released 2 more dissidents, Vi Duc Hoi and Nguyen Tien Trung (inset, right), over the weekend. Photo: AFP
Cu Huy Ha Vu (center) in court in Hanoi during his trial on April 4, 2011. Vietnam has released 2 more dissidents, Vi Duc Hoi and Nguyen Tien Trung (inset, right), over the weekend. Photo: AFP
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