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S. enroute to Paris July 12 2017 REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Related News The 10-year-old daughter of jailed Vietnamese blogger “Mother Mushroom” has appealed to US First Lady Melania Trump to help win her mother’s release ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit to Vietnam next month The handwritten letter posted on Facebook on Thursday drew attention to Vietnam’s biggest crackdown on dissidents in years before the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in November Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh 37 known as “Me Nam” (Mother Mushroom) is one of Vietnam’s most prominent activists She was jailed for 10 years in June for publishing anti-state reports including one about deaths in police custody Her daughter Nguyen Bao Nguyen nicknamed “Mushroom” referred to Trump’s upcoming visit to Vietnam and the “International Women of Courage Award” awarded by the First Lady to Quynh in March – which drew an angry response from Hanoi “Please help my family re-unite because I know my mother did nothing wrong” wrote in the letter published on Quynh’s mother’s Facebook Page “We love our mother so much and just want her to come back to us” said Nguyen who turns 11 on Saturday Neither Vietnam’s government nor the US embassy responded immediately to requests for comment Despite sweeping economic reform and increasing openness to social change media censorship remains tight in Vietnam and criticism of the Communist state is not tolerated At least 17 dissidents have been arrested this year in a crackdown that followed changes within the ruling party hierarchy and a rising number of environmental protests Vietnam has carried out a simultaneous crackdown on corruption Trump is scheduled to attend the APEC forum in the seaside resort of Danang as well as making an official visit to Vietnam “International donors and trade partners need to step up pressure on the country’s leaders to improve its abysmal rights record and the APEC Summit is a good moment to start” said Brad Adams Asia director at Human Rights Watch Quynh’s mother Nguyen Tuyet Lan is now looking after Nguyen and her four-year-old brother “Bear” She told Reuters: “My daughter did nothing wrong; just consider what she did as constructive criticism for society” For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Related NewsS.Written by Chitleen K Sethi | Chandigarh | Published: January 25 The rules have been finalised by the school education department and these would now be sent to the Cabinet for approval. The Union ministry has now asked the state government to give reasons as to why the money has not been utilised. 2010 6:03 am Related News The Uttar Pradesh government? I am sure we will work together not only for the welfare of the officers but for the good of the entire state,? And as lobbying reached fever pitch, with an operational start initially scheduled for the end of 2012. Costs have tripled to 10.

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