Human rights activists have accused the police of Vietnam to the deliberate attack on two Catholic activists.

Missionary, Tran Minh Nhat was attacked when he went for medical examination in connection with an injury after a similar incident nine days ago, reported UCA News.

In a statement, human rights activists say that law enforcement officers attacked Nhat, when he went to the hospital near his home in the province of Lam Dong.

Another Catholic figure, Chu Xiang man, was attacked after he was detained by the police. In messages on behalf of the human rights organization talks about the “savage beating”.

Deputy Director of the Asian branch of the international organization Human Rights Watch Phil Robertson has described the situation as another manifestation of “systematic and widespread” human rights violations in Vietnam.

He noted that a blatant case of assault and intimidation of two dissidents, flouting the government of Viet Nam to the international community.

As the newspaper notes, previously been attacked two activists were sentenced to long terms of imprisonment for political crimes. Nhat was released in August after four years in prison, Xiang released in 2014, he served 30 months.

Nhat was a journalist with Catholic news service, he was accused of participating in the conspiracy to overthrow the government. Xiang was convicted of anti-state propaganda. Both of them are relevant to the Redemptorist fathers of the congregation of the most Holy Redeemer, whose aim is the preaching of the poorest and outcast people.




Vietnamese human rights activists have accused police in the attack on two Catholic activists 20.11.2015

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