American remains missing in Vietnam after arrest during protest

"I don't know where he is. Nobody knows for sure. That's a desperate situation," Victoria Nguyen told ABC station KTRK.
1:38 | 06/18/18

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Transcript for American remains missing in Vietnam after arrest during protest
I don't know where he aired nobody knows nobody knows Sharon and us. It's funny doesn't desperate situation. Victoria went says she woke up to a number of messages from people saying her brother was in a Vietnam jail. 32 year old native few stony it will win it a well educated and passionate activist. He's a yell alumni who with currently studying public policy in Singapore. His sister telling me he was on vacation and making a stop in Vietnam he decided to take part in the protests there. Some his very excited about because it's very rare but we don't know enough there's I was just. We'll oh. But it seems things took a dip return for her brother apparently beat up and taken to jail the family not sure why. I tried to actually act. You get that's assertions she's currently in the Washington area with some of her brother's friends looking for lawmakers to help so we are really just. Starting now and what else our guests are asked I dragged down a senator from California who is now advocating for will she wrote this letter to the president. We meet you nice seats it's yet to get involved. We'll ask the president. RT assists and helped design and mr. will it also get better he's called safely. Into his family at Texas. The family is hoping that will be the case. We finally almighty air bases. Want to push for hands come home and nearly even just being done with that but. There are going to be easy.

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