Vietnamese-Australian Chau Van Kham, left, is escorted into a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday. Photo: AP

Vietnam jails 70-year-old Australian citizen for 12 years on ‘terrorism’ charges

  • Chau Van Kham left Vietnam after the war, first seeking asylum in Malaysia in 1975 before moving to Australia in 1983
  • He was found guilty of giving US$400 to fund the operations of a US-based human rights group, which Hanoi regards as a terrorist body
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Vietnamese-Australian Chau Van Kham, left, is escorted into a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday. Photo: AP
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