Le Thanh Tung
Arrested on 13 Aug 2012
According to Malaysian publication The Star, Vietnamese blogger Le Thanh Tung was convicted by a Hanoi court of "propaganda against the state" and sentenced to five years in prison. A second source stated that Le was also sentenced to an additional four years of house arrest.
"The 44-year-old had called for pluralism, multi-party democracy and constitutional amendments in the online posts, which were published between August 2009 and October 2011," wrote The Star, quoting official Vietnamese media.