TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Censorship and Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Health, Human Rights Defenders, Illegal and Indefinite Detention, Violence Against Women, Women's Rights, Women's Rights: Women's Human Rights Defenders • Asia and the Pacific, Thailand •
Urgent Action Victory! Early Release for Prisoner of Conscience (Viet Nam: UA 155.18)
Human rights defender Tran Thi Nga has been unexpectedly released after having served three years in prison. Sentenced to nine years imprisonment in 2017 for conducting propaganda against the state”, Tran Thi Nga agreed to go into exile as a condition for her release. She has since arrived in the USA safely, along with her partner and two sons.