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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY ACTIVIST RELEASED IN VIETNAM

The Washington Post reports that the Vietnamese government released and deported Nguyen Quoc Quan, an American democracy activist detained since last April.  Nguyen is a member of the non-violent, democracy group called Viet Tan, which the Vietnamese government has labeled a terrorist organization.  Nguyen was previously held on charges related to his democratic work in Vietnam in 2007.

 

Watch the Freedom Collection’s interview with Doan Viet Hoat to learn more about his time in prison for protesting in Vietnam: