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VIDEO: Father of Jailed Vietnamese Blogger Speaks About his Case

Categories: East Asia, Vietnam, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Law, Media & Journalism, Politics, Protest

The 88 Project uploads [1] a video interview of the father of Tran Huynh Duy Thuc, the Vietnamese blogger who is facing a 16-year jail term for allegedly spreading anti-government propaganda.

…to claim innocence [2] for him we have many times appealed to the top state leaders and related government agencies for reconsidering his law case in a court of cassation. Through repeated petitions, I have presented proof that the unfinished book written by Thuc together with 2 other democracy activists is purely for the purpose of building and developing the country based on the respect for human rights