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Vietnam: incitement

Inciting social hostility appears to have become a key way government officials in rural Vietnam try to contain, or at least slow, the growth of Christianity among ethnic minorities, sources said, as ethnic Hmong Christians were the targets of two incidents in February and March in Vietnam’s northwest.

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Vietnam’s President Truong Tan Sang

Village officials in Son La Province dragged a couple from their home in late March, and in February authorities in neighbouring Dien Bien Province incited a mob to beat a Christian family – including a 9-year-old girl – and drive them from the village.