Another blogger arrested for “abusing democratic freedoms”

first_img VietnamAsia – Pacific RSF_en News December 2, 2014 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Another blogger arrested for “abusing democratic freedoms” Receive email alerts April 27, 2021 Find out more News News Hong Le Tho was arrested on 29 November for posting an article critical of the ruling Communist Party on his blog “Nguoi Lot Gach” (“brick-layer”), which dealt mainly with political issues. The authorities seized his laptop, his mobile phone and USB flash drive, and closed the blog shortly after his arrest (see cached version).Aged 65, he is facing a possible three-year jail sentence under article 258 of the criminal code for “abusing democratic freedoms to attack state interests and the legitimate rights and interests of organizations and/or citizens.” “The authorities has been waging an all-out campaign of repression for several years,” said Benjamin Ismaïl, the head of the Reporters Without Borders Asia-Pacific desk. “We urge them to stop gagging dissidents and to repeal criminal code article 258, which should not be used against any defender of freedom of information.”Bloggers such as Nguyen Huu Vinh (also known as Anh Ba Sam), Nguyen Thi Minh Thuy and Dinh Nhat Uy continue to be leading targets of a regime that does not hesitate to use article 258 as grounds for arresting and jailing dissidents.Pham Viet Dao was sentenced to 15 months in prison. Truong Duy Nhat was sentenced to two years in prison. Uy was given a suspended 15-month sentence on 29 October.In response, Vietnam’s bloggers formally created the Vietnamese Bloggers Network on 10 December 2013, with a campaign against article 258 and its use to silence dissidents as their first action.Reporters Without Borders is also combatting the growing crackdown on Vietnamese bloggers and has posted a petition online demanding the release of all the detained bloggers.Vietnam is ranked 174th out of 180 countries in the 2014 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. Three more independent reporters arrested in Vietnam Vietnam sentences journalist Tran Thi Tuyet Dieu to eight years in prison April 22, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders condemns the Vietnamese public security ministry’s arrest of Hong Le Tho, a Vietnamese blogger of Japanese origin, in Ho Chi Minh City for posting “bad content and incorrect information that reduce trust in state agencies.” VietnamAsia – Pacific News Help by sharing this information to go further Organisation Follow the news on Vietnam RSF laureates support jailed Vietnamese journalist Pham Doan Trang April 7, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Friendship Baptist Church: 2012 Celebration Picnic

first_imgFaith & Religion Events Friendship Baptist Church: 2012 Celebration Picnic Article and Photo courtesy of Friendship Baptist Church Published on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 | 9:53 pm HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Ayurveda Heath Secrets From Ancient IndiaHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyGained Back All The Weight You Lost?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTips From A Professional Stylist On How To Look Stunning In 2020HerbeautyHerbeauty Community News Make a comment Subscribe Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Business Newscenter_img Top of the News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Friendship Baptist Church is going to have a different type of “picnic” this year. Life Baptist will also be joining the church. So get ready for the, “Celebration in the Park”. It will be Sunday, July 29th, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. after abbreviated service, at the Central Park (Dayton and Fair Oaks Avenues). So check in for Praise & Worship. It’s going to be so much fun and something different. so everyone be prepared to check in for Praise and Worship and all church attendees will leave the church for a fun filled afternoon.The church will supply hotdogs, hamburgers, hot linkes, paper goods, condiments, canopies and tables. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, beverages and anything else (i.e. potato salad, fruit, etc.) to make oneself comfortable.Friendship Baptist Church, 80 West Dayton Street, Pasadena, (626) 793-1062 or (323) 681-5819 office, or visit www.pfbchurch.net. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes More Cool Stuff Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 8 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS First Heatwave Expected Next Week last_img read more