Vietnam’s National Assembly building in Hanoi. A court in the city jailed a prominent dissident for nine years for anti-state activities. Photo: AP
Vietnam’s National Assembly building in Hanoi. A court in the city jailed a prominent dissident for nine years for anti-state activities. Photo: AP
Vietnam

Vietnam jails dissident journalist Pham Doan Trang for 9 years over ‘anti-state’ acts

  • She published material on human rights and alleged police brutality in Vietnam, and was convicted of ‘conducting propaganda against the state’
  • Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party retains tight media censorship and tolerates little criticism

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Vietnam’s National Assembly building in Hanoi. A court in the city jailed a prominent dissident for nine years for anti-state activities. Photo: AP
Vietnam’s National Assembly building in Hanoi. A court in the city jailed a prominent dissident for nine years for anti-state activities. Photo: AP
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