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Vietnamese blogger jailed over government criticism warns family of ‘something bad’ before call is cut off

vietnamese blogger jailed Phan Kim Khanh

A Vietnamese blogger detained over anti-government posts has warned his family that “something bad” will have happened to him if they do not hear from him within the next 15 days.

Disrupted communication: Phan Kim Khanh, who is serving a six-year prison term, delivered the chilling message in a phone call on Saturday. That call was abruptly cut off after his warning.

Vietnamese Blogger Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Anti-Government ‘Propaganda’

Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday after the People’s Court in Khanh Hoa Province found her guilty of “spreading propaganda” against the government.

The charges against Quynh, also known as Mẹ Nấm, or Mother Mushroom, were based on her Facebook posts and interviews she did with CNN, Radio Free Asia (RFA) and Voice of America.