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The mother of detained blogger Le Anh Hung speaks out about the prison of abuse in Vietnam

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The mother of detained blogger Le Anh Hung speaks out about the prison of abuse in Vietnam

One form of psychological abuse in Vietnamese prisons is sending political prisoners to mental institutions against their will, even though they have no history of mental illness. Hung was arrested again on July 8, 2018, under Article 331 of the 2015 Criminal Code, for “abusing democratic freedoms to infringe upon the interests of organizations and individuals”. He has been in pre-trial detention ever since

According to his family, throughout the process, Hung appeared exhausted, thin, and generally unhealthy, but urged people to protest on his behalf and request that the authorities stop his forced mental health treatment


Japan resurrects ‘Amabie, an ancient supernatural creature to Corona virus

As Japan continues to grapple with growing uncertainty over COVID-19, a friendly supernatural creature once popular in feudal Japan has made a comeback to fight the virus,

By mid-March 2020, the hashtag #Amabie (#アマビエ) trended on Twitter as people from around Japan shared drawings and other creations of an otherworldly beast called a ‘yokai‘ conjured up during Japan’s Edo period two hundred years ago


Trinidad & Tobago’s fight against Corana virus

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