25 Aug '11, 11am

#Vietnam set to release remaining three detenees from last week's #anti-#China rally

HANOI (AFP) - Vietnam was set on Thursday to free the remaining three anti-China protesters in detention since a weekend crackdown on their rally in Hanoi, an official said. 'It is expected that late afternoon today (Thursday) these people will be temporarily released,' but their case will be further examined, foreign ministry spokesman Nguyen Phuong Nga told reporters. The three had been investigated for causing public disorder, she said. They were among almost 50 people who officials say gathered 'illegally' on Sunday beside a lake in central Hanoi before being taken away by bus after security agents moved in to disperse the crowd.

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