Censorship: “Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent: Amnesty report”

“Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year.

Nearly 10% of the 128 prisoners held in the Southeast Asian country for expressing dissenting views were jailed for posting anti-state comments on social media platforms such as Facebook, the report said…”

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-security-rights/vietnam-intensifies-crackdown-on-online-dissent-amnesty-report-idUSKCN1SJ0EA

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