Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Monday, April 16, 2007

Vietnamese Cyber activist to face trial

A young Vietnamese man, Truong Quoc Huy, will be put on trial starting today on charges of “abusing democratic freedoms.” Radio Australia reported.

Huy was originally arrested in October 2005 for joining in online discussions on democracy while at an internet cafeHuy in Ho Chi Minh City, but after nine months in custody he was released. Not long after his release, Vietnamese authorities detained Huy again.

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