Vietnam detains blogger after police custody deaths post



Vietnamese police have detained a prominent blogger for posting anti-state reports, including one about civilians dying in police custody, which they said undermined trust in the ruling Communist Party.
Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, 37, known as "Me Nam" (Mother Mushroom), was held on Monday in her home city of Nha Trang in the central province of Khanh Hoa for running "propaganda" against the state, the provincial police said on Tuesday in a statement posted on their website.
Despite sweeping reforms in Vietnam's economy and increasing openness towards social change, including... read more

 
11 October 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Reuters
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