Viet Nam: Imprisoned nurse: Vo Van Pham alias Vo Thanh Long
Vo Van Pham is a nurse and prisoner of conscience, serving a sentence of 12 years' imprisonment. He was arrested on 6 July 1991 and is currently held in Z30D/K1 "re-education" camp at Ham Tan, Binh Thuan province. It is believed that his crime had been to make comments in favour of multi-party democracy and had allegedly planned to organize a political group. Amnesty International is calling for his immediate and unconditional release.