Michael Nguyen is escorted by policemen before his trial in Ho Chi Minh City on June 24, 2019. Photo: Reuters Michael Nguyen is escorted by policemen before his trial in Ho Chi Minh City on June 24, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Michael Nguyen is escorted by policemen before his trial in Ho Chi Minh City on June 24, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Vietnam frees US man who was jailed over bid to overthrow government

  • Michael Nguyen was detained in July 2018 on suspicion of engaging in anti-government activities and sentenced last year to 12 years in jail
  • Washington had regularly raised Nguyen’s detention in bilateral meetings with the government, the Human Rights Watch organisation said

Topic |   Vietnam
Michael Nguyen is escorted by policemen before his trial in Ho Chi Minh City on June 24, 2019. Photo: Reuters Michael Nguyen is escorted by policemen before his trial in Ho Chi Minh City on June 24, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Michael Nguyen is escorted by policemen before his trial in Ho Chi Minh City on June 24, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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