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    FOREIGN PRISONERS INCARCERATED - VIETNAM
    Serial Name Age Nationality Location Sentence Arrested
    1 Tony Tran 43 Vietnamese Ho Chi Minh City 20 Years May 2004
    2 Le Thi Van 33 Vietnamese Ho Chi Minh City not yet convicted smuggling 440g of heroin
    3 Nguyen Van Hai 40 Vietnamese Ho Chi Minh City - May 2003
    4 Randy James Sachs 26 Canadian Ho Chi Minh City - May 2003
    Both of the above men were arrested May 31st 2003, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on drug related offences. Vietnamese Police report the two had 1000 amphetamine tablets in their possession. The Canadian Consulate General has visited Mr. Sachs on June 13, 2003. Consular access granted.
  • Click for Rancy Sachs Case informaiton
  • 5 Nguyen Van Chinh - Australian Ho Chi Minh City Death - 11 July 2005: failed buying 1kg of heroin in Vietnam (convicted on 22 April 2005)
  • Australian officials are helping Mr Chinh to appeal to the President of Vietnam for clemency.
  • co-accused Nguyen Manh Cuong has been found unfit to stand trial & so will not face the death penalty.
  • 6 Mai Cong Thanh 46 Australian Ho Chi Minh City Death buying 1kg of heroin in Vietnam (convicted on 22 April 2005)
  • Australia has called for clemency if Mr Thanh's appeal fails
  • 7 Tran Thi Hong Loan 33 Australian Ho Chi Minh City 20 years news story
    8 Tran Van Thanh 40 Australian Ho Chi Minh City - Arrested Nov 04 more info
    POLITICAL PRISONER LIST - VIETNAM
    Note: This list is as accurate as the Vietnamese Government will allow at this time.
    Serial Name Age Occupation Location Sentence Arrested
    1 Tran Van Luong 58 Congressman Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1985
    2 Tran Van Suong 58 unknown Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1982
    3 Tran Nam Phuong 49 Buddhist monk Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1985
    4 Nguyen Duy Cuong 38 Farmer Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1985
    5 Huynh Ngoc Tuan 42 Researcher Thanh Hoa 12 Years 1993
    6 Tran Minh Tuan 42 Farmer Thanh Hoa 20 Years 1978
    7 Phan Van Ba`n 60 VNCH Officer Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1978
    8 Vu Dinh Thuy. 50 unknown Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1979
    9 Duong Van Si~ 50 Farmer Thanh Hoa 20 Years 1985
    10 Bui Thuc Nhu 50 unknown Thanh Hoa 18 Years 1990
    11 Le Thien Quang 50 VNCH Officer Thanh Hoa 12 Years 1993
    12 Tran Van Nhi - monk Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1980
    13 Nguyen Van Bao? 65 Teacher-geography Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1978
    14 Sunaymal 40 unknown Thanh Hoa 20 Years 1982
    15 Y Blok 34 Ethnic Minority Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1985
    16 Y Blo+'t 45 Ethnic Minority Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1985
    17 Do~ Huon 55 US Resident Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1993
    18 Doan Van Nay 50 Buddhist monk Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1986
    19 Do Bach tho^' 38 Farmer Thanh Hoa 18 Years 1987
    20 Tran De` 38 unknown Nam Ha 20 Years 1987
    21 Tran Du+ 42 unknown Nam Ha unknown unknown
    22 Le Quy Hoa` 41 unknown Nam Ha 20 Years 1982
    23 Dinh Van Be' 38 unknown Nam Ha 20 Years 1987
    24 Lau` Si Phuc 34 unknown Nam Ha 18 Years 1986
    25 Tran Duc Hao` 44 unknown Nam Ha Life Sentence 1987
    26 Truong Nhat Tan 48 unknown Nam Ha 20 Years 1982
    27 Le Van Diem? 48 unknown Nam Ha 20 Years 1982
    28 Nguyen Van Quac 56 unknown Thanh Hoa unknown 1990
    29 Phan Van My 34 unknown Thanh Hoa unknown 1990
    30 Tai` Sanh 35 unknown Thanh Hoa unknown 1990
    31 Dao` Ba' Ke' 45 unknown Thanh Hoa unknown 1990
    32 Nguyen Van Huy 34 unknown Thanh Hoa unknown 1990
    33 Nguyen Van Ki 34 unknown Thanh Hoa unknown 1990
    34 Nguyen Truong? 67 Farmer Thanh Hoa unknown 1985
    35 Le Van Son 67 Hoa Hao monk Thanh Hoa unknown 1982
    36 Le Van Hieu 57 Catholic Priest Thanh Hoa unknown 1985
    37 Nguyen Huu Thiet 60 - Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1985
    38 Nguyen Dinh Van Long 34 - Thanh Hoa Life Sentence 1983
    39 Nguyen An 50 - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    40 Ta. Kim Anh 40 - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    41 Vo~ Ba' Anh 40 - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    42 Nguyen^~ Van A'nh - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    43 Nguyen Manh Bao? 50 Cao Dai, Teacher A Xuan Loc 20 Years 1990
    44 Ho` Van Ba - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    45 Ksor Ban 40 Ethnic Minority A Xuan Loc 10 Years + 1990
    46 Nguyen Si~ Bang' - - A Xuan Loc 5 Years + -
    47 Nguyen Hu~u Ca^`u 45 - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    48 Doan Cu+ - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    49 Nguyen Long Chau - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    50 Dao Cong Danh 50 - A Xuan Loc 20 Years 1990
    51 Duy - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    52 Nguyen Van Da^'u 50 - A Xuan Loc 10+ -
    53 Nguyen Van De^` 45 - A Xuan Loc 10+ 1990
    54 Ho Duoc 55 - A Xuan Loc 10+ 1990
    55 Nguyen van Dung~ 70 - A Xuan Loc unknown 1990
    56 Do Giam 70 Cao Dai A Xuan Loc 5+ 1990
    57 Hoang Van Giang - Buddhist A Xuan Loc 5+ 1990
    58 Nguyen Hai? - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    59 Hue. - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    60 Doan Het 50 - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    61 Nguyen Hien? 45 - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    62 Huynh Ngoc Hiep 45 - A Xuan Loc 20+ 1985
    63 Le Thanh Hoang - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    64 Nguyen Van Hong - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    65 Vong Say Hong 35 Nung Ethnic A Xuan Loc 10+ -
    66 Rev. Nguyen Viet Huan 45 Catholic, Dong C A Xuan Loc 20 Years 1990
    67 Nguyen Dinh Huy 60 Professor, leader A Xuan Loc 15 Years 1990
    68 Mai Xuan Khanh 30 - A Xuan Loc 15+ 1985
    69 Nguyen Duc Khiem 33 Professor, leader A Xuan Loc 15+ 1985
    70 Kiem' (Na(m Kiem) 50 Hoa Hao A Xuan Loc 10+ 1990
    71 Phan trung Kien - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    72 Le Van Lai 45 - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    73 Loi. 50 - A Xuan Loc 10+ 1990
    74 Nguyen Duc Manh 45 - A Xuan Loc 15+ 1985
    75 Nguyen van Mui 50 - A Xuan Loc 5+ 1990
    76 Le Van Muoi` 50 - A Xuan Loc 15+ 1985
    77 Nguyen Van Muoi - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    78 Nguyen Van Nguyen - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    79 Pham Van Quang 55 - A Xuan Loc 15 Years 1990
    80 Nguyen Long Si~ - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    81 Tran Van Thieng 60 - A Xuan Loc 20 Years 1990
    82 Nguyen Thanh To`ng - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    83 Do Ngoc Tru 45 - A Xuan Loc 5+ 1990
    84 Ngo Van Tru+ng 60 - A Xuan Loc 20+ 1985
    85 Nguyen Van Tha^n - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    86 La^m The' Thanh 65 Cao Dai A Xuan Loc 5+ 1990
    87 Lam Van The 45 - A Xuan Loc 20+ 1985
    88 Rev Nguyen Van Thin 45 Catholic, Dong C A Xuan Loc 20 Years 1990
    89 Nguyen Van Thong 50 Cao Dai A Xuan Loc 20 Years 1985
    90 Le Minh Triet 45 Hoa Hao monk A Xuan Loc 5+ 1990
    91 Le Van Truoc - - A Xuan Loc unknown -
    92 Phan Van Truoc 60 Professor A Xuan Loc 15+ 1990
    93 Tuan 45 - A Xuan Loc 15+ 1985
    94 Van Hoa vui 65 Cao Dai A Xuan Loc 5+ 1990
    95 Nguyen Van Xuan 45 - A Xuan Loc 5+ 1990
    96 Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Phung 40 - Ham tan unknown 1990
    97 Nguyen Van Tra.I 1930 - - unknown 1996
    98 Ms. Tra`n Thi Nha.n 40 - Ham tan unknown 1990
    99 Le van Tinh 1941 Ex congress - 20 Years 1996
    100 Nguyen Bao giang 1938 Teacher - unknown 1996
    101 Tran Cong Minh 1945 Nurse - unknown 1996
    102 Ms. Nguyen Thi Loan 1947 Nurse - unknown 1996
    103 Ms. Nguyen Thi Nhan 1955 Teacher - unknown 1996
    104 Ms. Kim Thi Dung 1948 Nurse - unknown 1996
    105 Le Hoang Du~ng 1960 - - unknown 1996
    106 Nguyen Huu Tri 1948 Med. Doctor - unknown 1996
    107 Nguyen Minh Chi 1958 - - unknown 1996
    108 Thach Duoc 1954 - - unknown 1996
    109 Nguyen Van Thoi 1937 - - unknown 1996
    110 Nguyen Cong Phan 1966 - - unknown 1996
    111 Nguyen Van Lu 1944 - - unknown 1996
    112 Lam Kien 1933 - - unknown 1996
    113 Ms. Vuong Thi Vieng 1950 - - unknown 1996
    114 Nguyen Hong Dien 1956 - - unknown 1996
    115 Bui Dang Thuy 1946 Teacher - unknown 1997
    116 Nguyen Anh Hao 1942 Businessman - unknown 1997
    117 Do Huu Nam 1950 KPC Soldier - unknown 1997
    118 Nguyen van Si 1960 Buddhist monk - unknown 1997
    119 Le Ngoc Vang - - - unknown 1999
    120 Tran Van Long - - - unknown 1999
    121 Phan Van Loi - - - unknown 1999
    122 Truong Van Thuc - Hoa Hao An Giang - 3 years 2000
    123 Nguyen Chau Lang - Hoa Hao An Giang - 2 years 2000
    124 Le Van Nhuom - Hoa Hao An Giang - 2 years 2000
    125 Tran Nguyen Huon - Hoa Hao An Giang - 2 years 2000
    126 Tran Van Be Cao - Hoa Hao An Giang - 1 year 2000
    127 Vo Van Buu - Hoa hao An giang - 3 years 2000
    128 Nguyen Van Ly 1950 Catholic Priest Ba Sao Ha Nam unknown 2001
    129 Nguyen Thi Hoa - Niece - Rev Ly Hue unknown 2001
    130 Nguyen Truc Cuong - Nephew - Rev Ly Ng V Cu unknown 2001
    131 Nguyen Vu Viet - Nephew - Rev Ly Ng V Cu unknown 2001
    132 Phan Thi Tiem 1959 - Hong Ngu Dong Thap unknown 2001
    133 Tran Thi Duyen 1960 - Hong Ngu Dong Thap unknown 2001
    134 Nguyen Van Dien - - Hong Ngu Dong Thap unknown 2001
    135 Y Rin Kpa - Highland Uprise - 10 years 2001
    136 Y Nuen Bya - Highland Uprise - 11 years 2001
    137 Y Tom Mlo - Highland Uprise - Ê8 years 2001
    138 Nay D'Rc - Highland Uprise - Ê7 years 2001
    139 Y Phen Kso+r - Highland Uprise - Ê7 years 2001
    140 Y B'Hie^'t Nie^ Kda(m - Highland Uprise - Ê6 years 2001
    141 Le Van Hieu - Ex Cath Seminarian Ba Sao Ha Nam Life Sentence 1979
    142 Nguyen Le Cuong - - Ha Noi unknown 2002
    143 Nguyen Van Minh - - Sai Gon unknown 2002
    144 Le Chi Quang - - Ha Noi unknown 2002
    145 Tran Khue - - Quan Che Sai Gon unknown -
    146 Vu Ngoc Binh - - Ha Noi unknown 2001
    147 Nguyen Khac Toan - - Ha Noi unknown 2002
    148 Pham Hong Son - - Ha Noi unknown 2002
    149 Nguyen Vu Binh - Reporter Ha Noi unknown 2002
    150 Hoang Trong Dung - - Nguyet Bieu, Hue unknown 2002
    151 Ms. Vu Thi Ngoc An 1959 - - 8 years -
    152 Ho Van Dung 1970 - Tay Ninh 16 years 2001
    153 Nguyen van Hau 1957 - An Giang 12 years -
    154 Ngo Minh Tuan 1980 - Chau Doc 14 Years -
    155 Nguyen Van Thuong? - - - - -
    156 Pham Que Duong - - Ha Noi unknown 2002
    157 Tran Khue - - Sai Gon unknown 2002
    158 Ho Thu - Nha Bao HA Noi unknown 2002
    159 Tran Dung Tien - Nha Van Ha Noi unknown 2003
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