(World Watch Monitor)— Vietnam has released a Lutheran pastor and deported him to the United States, reports UCA News.
Nguyen Cong Chinh, was serving an 11-year prison sentence for “undermining national solidarity” through religious activities with ethnic groups in the country’s Central Highlands. He was also a director of the Vietnam-U.S. Lutheran Alliance Church.
A statement released last week (July 29) by the US-based Boat People SOS (BPSOS), said that Chinh arrived in Los Angeles on July 28 with his wife and five children following a deal that saw him released in return for leaving the country.
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