Houses along the Xuyen Tam canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Chau Van Kham is a member of the Viet Tan, an anti-government group that the authorities in Hanoi consider a terrorist organisation. Fifteen members of the group were convicted over a 2017 plot to attack Ho Chi Minh City’s airport with petrol bombs. Photo: AFPHouses along the Xuyen Tam canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Chau Van Kham is a member of the Viet Tan, an anti-government group that the authorities in Hanoi consider a terrorist organisation. Fifteen members of the group were convicted over a 2017 plot to attack Ho Chi Minh City’s airport with petrol bombs. Photo: AFP
Houses along the Xuyen Tam canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Chau Van Kham is a member of the Viet Tan, an anti-government group that the authorities in Hanoi consider a terrorist organisation. Fifteen members of the group were convicted over a 2017 plot to attack Ho Chi Minh City’s airport with petrol bombs. Photo: AFP

Australian democracy activist Chau Van Kham ‘detained’ in Vietnam

  • Chau’s ‘detention’ comes days after Australian democracy activist Yang Hengjun was held in China
  • The retired businessman was on a ‘fact-finding’ mission to the country, entering via Cambodia

Topic |   Australia
Houses along the Xuyen Tam canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Chau Van Kham is a member of the Viet Tan, an anti-government group that the authorities in Hanoi consider a terrorist organisation. Fifteen members of the group were convicted over a 2017 plot to attack Ho Chi Minh City’s airport with petrol bombs. Photo: AFPHouses along the Xuyen Tam canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Chau Van Kham is a member of the Viet Tan, an anti-government group that the authorities in Hanoi consider a terrorist organisation. Fifteen members of the group were convicted over a 2017 plot to attack Ho Chi Minh City’s airport with petrol bombs. Photo: AFP
Houses along the Xuyen Tam canal in Ho Chi Minh City. Chau Van Kham is a member of the Viet Tan, an anti-government group that the authorities in Hanoi consider a terrorist organisation. Fifteen members of the group were convicted over a 2017 plot to attack Ho Chi Minh City’s airport with petrol bombs. Photo: AFP
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