Vietnam jails fifth activist for social media posts


A Vietnam court has sentenced activist Le Trong Hung to five years in jail for social media posts criticising the government. – EPA pic, December 31, 2021.

A COURT in Vietnam today handed a five-year jail term to an activist for social media posts criticising the government.

Former middle school teacher Le Trong Hung is the fifth activist to be imprisoned in the last two weeks by the communist state, which tolerates virtually no opposition to its rule.


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