March 8, 2010
by Ximena Marinero
Vietnamese human rights lawyer and activist Le Thi Cong Nhan was released from prison on Saturday after serving a three-year sentence for allegedly spreading propaganda against the state. Although she has been released from jail, she will now serve an additional three years of house arrest. Nhan ...[read more]
November 27, 2007
by Deirdre Jurand
A Vietnamese court on Tuesday reduced the prison terms of two human rights lawyers sentenced for spreading propaganda against the state. The lawyers, Nguyen Van Dai, 38, and Le Thi Cong Nhan, 28, were not released from custody, but the court lowered Dai's term from five years to four and Nhan... ...[read more]
May 11, 2007
by Jeannie Shawl
Two Vietnamese human rights lawyers were sentenced Friday for violating Article 88 of the Vietnamese criminal code by advocating that Vietnam adopt a multi-party system of government. Nguyen Van Dai and Le Thi Cong Nhan were arrested in February after they hosted a training session on human rights ...[read more]
February 5, 2007
by Holly Manges Jones
Two human rights lawyers in Vietnam were ordered to return to a police station for additional questioning Monday after they were detained over the weekend for hosting a discussion on human rights law. Nguyen Van Dai and Le Thi Cong Nhan were arrested at Dai's office on Saturday where the trainin... ...[read more]

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