Le Thanh Tung

Le Thanh Tung

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
21° 1' 59.9988" N, 105° 50' 60" E
Status: Under Arrest
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.

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