All Comments for US Lawmakers Call For Release of American Citizen Detained in Vietnam

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Anonymous Reader :

There is no law in Vietnam yet to say that people can not protest to express their says! Well done Will Nguyen

Jun 17, 2018 02:21 AM

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Anonymous Reader from Houston :

What part of stay away from protests doesn't he understand? Leave him in jail. I can not feel sorry for him.Read the warnings from the state department below..
The United States is calling on the Vietnamese authorities to release one of its citizens who was caught up in a violent police crackdown on protestors who took to the streets across Vietnam this week.

Will Nguyen, 32, an American from Houston, Texas, who is currently studying in Singapore, was among those taken into custody on Sunday after he participated in a rare protest in Ho Chi Minh city.
The Department of State recommends that U.S. citizens overseas always maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness while traveling internationally.
Small-scale, peaceful protests occasionally occur in Vietnam’s major cities, but large-scale demonstrations are rare. You should avoid large gatherings, as they can become violent with little or no warning.
Criminal Penalties: Persons violating Vietnamese laws, even unknowingly, may be expelled, arrested, or imprisoned. If you break local laws in Vietnam, your U.S. passport will not help you avoid arrest or prosecution.

Jun 16, 2018 10:14 AM

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Hate Communist with a passion from ghet bac Ho :

Good gracious, I believe the person from Houston is another brainwashed pathetic communist infiltrator living amongst us!
Just as I told your comrade; Mary ‘Fangs’; get your head out of the cesspool and look at the ‘big picture’. The real issue isn’t about Will got arrested!
It’s the Chinese toxic ambitious to simulate VN into their folds ‘eventually’ and w/out having to fire a single shot! That’s the real issue.
For the life of me, I didn’t know Nail Shops are graduating ‘international lawyer’ as yourself.
Another thing, USA is a sovereign nation; thus; it has the rights to protect its citizens. Only VN and about a handful of 3rd world nations can’t protect its citizen. Don’t you find it sad that VN is in this group, ‘Mr. international lawyer’? Isn’t it also pathetic to be a VNmese communist infiltrator in the ‘land of milk and honey’?

Jun 20, 2018 10:23 AM

Not nosy :

I agree with you

Jul 03, 2018 07:53 AM

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