Vietnam Jails More Bloggers

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The Vietnamese government has jailed 14 people for terms of three to 13 years for ‘plotting to overthrow the state,’ outraging human rights groups who say all were simply social justice campaigners and citizen journalists.

Most were Roman Catholics with links to Viet Tan, or the Vietnam Reform Party, a U.S.-based organization outlawed by Hanoi as a militant group. Charges also included the spreading of anti-state propaganda.

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