Vietnam police hunt hundreds of addicts after rehab escape
Vietnamese police hunted on Monday for hundreds of drug addicts who escaped from a compulsory rehabilitation centre, with some using sticks and fire extinguishers to break out.
The communist government decrees up to two years of forced rehabilitation at government centres to try to reduce drug use. Rights groups have denounced poor conditions at the facilities and mass escapes occur periodically. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.