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Viet Nam: Further information: Priest returned to prison from sick leave

, Index number: ASA 41/003/2011

Human rights activist Father Nguyen Van Ly, a Catholic priest, was arrested by police in the diocese of Hue, central Viet Nam, on the afternoon of 25 July and taken back to prison by ambulance. He had been allowed out for medical treatment in March 2010, after he suffered a stroke and was diagnosed with a brain tumour.