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Friday, January 2, 2009

Vietnamese Editors Fired

The AP reports that editors at two Vietnamese newspapers have been fired, apparently for criticizing the treatment of reporters who covered a high profile corruption case. Both reporters were subsequently convicted of "abusing freedom and democracy;" one received jail time and the other re-education. Read more here.

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