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Viet Nam: Further information on fear of imminent execution: Nguyen Thi Hiep

, Index number: ASA 41/010/1999

Amnesty International has learned that Nguyen Thi Hiep is no longer facing imminent execution, as the Vietnamese authorities will reportedly be reviewing new information about her case.

PUBLIC AI Index: ASA 41/10/99
13 December 1999
Further information on EXTRA 162/99 (ASA 41/09/99, 16 November 1999) - Imminent
execution
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAMNguyen Thi Hiep (f), Canadian national
Amnesty International has learned that Nguyen Thi Hiep is no longer facing
imminent execution, as the Vietnamese authorities will reportedly be reviewing
new information about her case.
Nguyen Thi Hiep was sentenced to death in March 1997 on charges of smuggling
heroin.
No further action is required by the Urgent Action Network at this time. Many
thanks to all who sent appeals.

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