February 18, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
The Supreme People's Court of Vietnam on Tuesday upheld the conviction of US-trained lawyer Le Quoc Quan, a known anti-government activist. The appeal was heard over a half-day trial with the court stating that they had found no new evidence and that the sentence of 30 months in jail, handed down ...[read more]
October 2, 2013
by Max Slater
A Vietnamese court on Wednesday sentenced prominent dissident Le Quoc Quan to 30 months in prison for tax evasion. Quan's imprisonment sparked outrage from hundreds of protesters who believe the verdict was politically motivated and part of a widespread government crackdown on dissent. Quan, a ...[read more]
June 16, 2007
by Michael Sung
Vietnamese state media Saturday reported the release of 36-year-old lawyer and political dissident Le Quoc Quan, the second pro-democracy dissident released by the Vietnamese government ahead of President Nguyen Minh Tribet's June visit to the United States. Quan, who has detained since March ...[read more]

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