Vietnam: thousands of Catholics protest imprisonment of lawyer
September 30, 2013
Thousands of Catholics took part in vigils in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Vinh on September 29 to protest the continued imprisonment of Le Quoc Quan, a Catholic attorney, according to an AsiaNews report.
The attorney, a member of the Commission for Justice and Peace of the Vietnamese bishops’ conference, has been harassed and detained repeatedly for his defense of human rights.
- Hanoi : thousands hold candlelight vigil for release of Catholic lawyer Le Quoc Quan (AsiaNews.it)
- Vietnam: Catholic lawyer arrested (CWN, 4/11/11)
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