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Cal senators call for release of U.S. citizen detained in Vietnam

January 26, 2008

WASHINGTON — California Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are calling on the prime minister of Vietnam to release a U.S. citizen from Sacramento who has been imprisoned since November.

Nguyen Quoc Quan and five colleagues were arrested in Ho Chi Minh City when authorities found them preparing to circulate pamphlets on behalf of a California-based pro-democracy group that Vietnam considers a terrorist organization.

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