Jailed Australian democracy activist has 'disappeared' inside Vietnam's prison system

Chau Van Kham’s family has lost contact with him for nearly four months and fear the Australian government has ‘forgotten about him’A 70-year-old Australian democracy activist has “disappeared” inside Vietnam’s prison system: no one from his family or the Australian government has been allowed to see or speak with him for nearly four months. Human rights advocates, lawyers and Chau Van Kham’s family said the charges against him are baseless and politically motivated, his single-day multiple-defendant trial was grossly unfair, and his failing health means his 12-year prison sentence is “effectively a death sentence”. Continue reading...

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