Viet Nam: Jailed scholar on hunger strike

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ASA 41/002/2013

Dr Cu Huy Ha Vu, a Vietnamese legal scholar, has been on hunger strike since 27 May in protest at his treatment in prison. He is serving a seven-year sentence for “conducting propaganda” against the state. He has a chronic heart condition, and his health is at risk.

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