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Vietnam arrests dissident for attempt to overthrow government

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnamese police have arrested a dissident accused of attempting to overthrow the government, the communist state’s official website said on Wednesday, bringing to at least 17 the number of dissidents arrested this year.

[VIDEO] Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei Explores the Tragedy of the Refugee Crisis

The famed artist has a new public art project going up in New York City, which coincides with his debut feature film, Human Flow.

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Art & Culture

Dissident Uzbek writer held on return from exile: wife

ALMATY (Reuters) – The first prominent dissident to return to Uzbekistan since the death of its long-time leader was detained on arrival on Wednesday, his wife said, raising questions about the new president’s efforts to change the country’s image.

Vietnam arrests dissident for propaganda against state

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

HANOI (REUTERS) – Vietnam has arrested a dissident over allegations of propaganda against the state, police said on Wednesday (Sept 27).

Nguyen Viet Dung, 31, was detained in the central Nghe An province. 54 more words

Current Affairs

Russia jails Crimean dissident for speaking out against Moscow's rule

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A court on Wednesday found a Crimean dissident opposed to Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea guilty of separatism and sentenced him to two years in a prison colony, a punishment supporters said amounted to a death penalty for such an ill man.

Uzbek dissident detained upon return from exile

ALMATY (Reuters) – Uzbek police detained dissident writer Nurulloh Muhammad Raufkhon as he returned to the Central Asian country from Turkey on Wednesday, his wife told Reuters.


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