Vietnam jails Australian citizen for 12 years on ‘terrorism’ charges

FILE PHOTO: Police escort Chau Van Kham (L) and Tran Van Quyen (R) to their trial at a court in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam November 11, 2019. Thanh Chung/VNA via Reuters.

HANOI (Reuters) – A court in Vietnam sentenced a 70-year-old Vietnamese-Australian man on Monday to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of “terrorism”, a lawyer who attended the trial told Reuters. The Ministry of Public Security said in a statement on its official news website that Chau Van Kham was being tried for […]

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