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

American jailed for attempt to overthrow Vietnam government says he was ‘kidnapped’

  • Michael Nguyen was sentenced to 12 years in prison, but was released after being detained for 27 months
  • He was accused of inciting protesters to attack government offices with Molotov cocktails and slingshots, among other activities

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