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59 Vietnamese Catholics arrested in clash on cemetery property

May 07, 2010

Vietnamese police disrupted a funeral and arrested at least 59 people in the Da Nang diocese, prompting a condemnation of their action by Bishop Josseph Chau Ngoc Tri. The police took action to stop the burial of the deceased on the grounds of a cemetery that has been seized by the state and designated for development.

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