Vietnam: Overturn Labor Activists’ Harsh Prison Sentences

Vietnamese authorities should reverse the convictions of three young labor activists sentenced to long prison terms, Human Rights Watch said today. The three were arrested in February 2010 for distributing leaflets and helping to organize a strike of 10,000 workers at the My Phong shoe factory in Tra Vinh. The People’s Court of Tra Vinh will consider their appeal on March 18, 2011.

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