Family of American student arrested in Vietnam speaks out

"He's very involved with politics of Southeast Asia because it's the field that he studies," Victoria Nguyen said.
1:09 | 06/15/18

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But what I was hold this you know he was actively participating. In this protest and none is very excited about it he was younger tweeting like play by plays and at one point it just stopped his tweets have stopped and I think at that point one of the witnesses. Indicated that he was being arrested he from the video that is circulating. I mean he's being dragged he's bleeding from his forehead from the previous assault. Come from I am not sure what win. Com. But being dragged by several men. Floated up into a truck and eventually he was at a police station so. That's that's really all I know for certain he's very passionate about it nom I mean that's what he. Studied in college that's what he. When back to school. Four and earned his master's so he's very much involved and knowledgeable about the South East Asian. Area I'm optimistic that they will do the right thing and they will see that I mean he meant no harm he had good intentions. When he went over there.

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