Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
February 27, 2014
Jailed Vietnamese Dissident’s Life Can Be ‘Counted in Days and Hours’
by Defend the Defenders
Iran, China and Vietnam top the list, with five adopted prisoners each. But lawmakers have also been willing to confront U.S. allies: McGovern and Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) have adopted prisoners from Bahrain. Others have adopted prisoners in India and Pakistan.