Vietnamese anti-China activist freed after year-long jail term

(From Radio Free Asia)

Well-known anti-China activist and government critic Le Thi Phuong Anh was released from a prison in Vietnam on Friday after serving a 12-month sentence for anti-state activity, she said, calling her experience in jail “the most horrible year of my life.”

Speaking to RFA’s Vietnamese Service on Friday, the mother of three and member of Vietnamese Women for Human Rights expressed thanks to her supporters who greeted her on her release.

“It was the most horrible year of my life—I don’t know how to describe it, other than truly horrible,” she said of her time in jail. “I am touched by everybody’s warm welcome and I am happy now. Thank you so much to everyone.” Read more

Le Thi Phuong Anh; RFA photo

Le Thi Phuong Anh; RFA photo


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