Nguyen Van Hai

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Le Quoc Quan

September 18, 2019 11:03 PM ET

Quan, a lawyer and blogger, was arrested on tax evasion charges while taking his children to school in the capital, Hanoi. His arrest came days after he wrote an article published on the BBC's Vietnamese-language website that criticized the Communist...

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Ta Phong Tan

September 18, 2019 11:02 PM ET

Tan, a blogger and former police officer, was arrested in Ho Chi Minh City on anti-state charges related to her online writing. On September 24, 2012, a criminal court sentenced her to 10 years in prison and five years' house...

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Phan Thanh Hai (Anh Ba Saigon)

September 18, 2019 11:02 PM ET

Hai, a lawyer and political blogger who wrote under the penname Anh Ba Saigon, was first taken into custody on a provisional four-month detention while authorities investigated charges that he had disseminated anti-state information, a criminal offense under Article 88...

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Nguyen Xuan Nghia

September 18, 2019 11:02 PM ET

Nghia, who helped edit the pro-democracy news and commentary journal To Quoc (Fatherland) and contributed to several state-run publications, was first arrested at his home in northern Haiphong province. He was sentenced in a one-day trial on October 9, 2009,...

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Nguyen Viet Chien

September 18, 2019 11:02 PM ET

Police arrested Chien along with journalist Nguyen Van Hai, a writer for Tuoi Tre newspaper. The arrests came six weeks after a deputy minister was acquitted of corruption charges in a 2006 case they had covered, according to news reports....

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Nguyen Van Hai (Dieu Cay)

September 18, 2019 11:02 PM ET

Hai was first arrested in April 2008 and held without charge for five months. A closed court sentenced him to two and a half years in prison for tax evasion on September 10, 2008-charges that rights groups criticized as a...

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Ho Van Hai (Ho Hai)

December 12, 2017 4:23 PM ET

Police in Ho Chi Minh City's Thu Duc district arrested the blogger Ho Van Hai, popularly known by his pen name, Ho Hai, on November 2, 2016.A statement on Ho Chi Minh City's website said that Hai was accused of...

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Vietnamese journalist Dang Xuan Dieu released from prison

January 13, 2017 11:47 AM ET

Bangkok, January 13, 2016 - The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release from prison of Vietnamese journalist Dang Xuan Dieu and calls on Vietnamese authorities to free unconditionally all journalists held behind bars. Dieu was released late last...

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2016 prison census: 259 journalists jailed worldwide

December 13, 2016 12:00 AM ET

As of December 1, 2016 Analysis: Turkey's crackdown leads to record high | CPJ Methodology | Blog: Imprisoned in Panama | Blog: Weighing China cases | Video: Turkey: A Prison For Journalists | Video: Prison Census 2016...

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Blogger detained amid escalating crackdown in Vietnam

November 4, 2016 1:51 PM ET

Bangkok, November 4, 2016--Vietnamese authorities should immediately and unconditionally release blogger Ho Van Hai, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police in Ho Chi Minh City's Thu Duc district arrested Hai, a medical doctor popularly known by his Facebook...

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