Vietnamese activist Nguyen Van Tuc was sentenced to 13 years’ jail for “attempting to overthrow the state”, just days after six of his colleagues were also handed heavy jail terms. Photo: AFP

Communist Party’s crackdown on dissent puts another Vietnam activist in jail for 13 years

Nguyen Van Tuc was sentenced for posting anti-Communist content online and joining rights groups the government has declared illegal or terrorist, activities that ‘threaten the survival of the state’

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Vietnamese activist Nguyen Van Tuc was sentenced to 13 years’ jail for “attempting to overthrow the state”, just days after six of his colleagues were also handed heavy jail terms. Photo: AFP
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