US citizen Michael Nguyen is escorted by policemen before his trial at a court in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Reuters

US man Michael Nguyen jailed for 12 years in Vietnam for ‘attempting to overthrow the state’

  • Nguyen was detained in Vietnam in July 2018 on suspicion of activity against the government
  • Despite sweeping economic reform, Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party does not tolerate criticism
Topic |   Vietnam
US citizen Michael Nguyen is escorted by policemen before his trial at a court in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Reuters
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