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NEPAL-Groping towards Liberalisation

of the Thieu Government. So my question was: what had become of them in the new set-up? I met practically all of them again. The lawyer Tran Ngoc Lieng, one of the leaders of the non-Communist opposition, several times imprisoned, is today a member of the Patriotic- Front a political organ of co-ordination in Ho Chi Minh City. He is very busy adapting the Legal System to the new circumstances. Ly Chanh Trung, a Professor in the Institute of Philosophy, and one of my old classmates at the Catholic University of Louvain, is at present Vice-President of the Association of Intellectuals and a member of the National Assembly. Truong Ba Can, chaplain of the YCW, who played an important part in the opposition, is also a member of the Patriotic Front, and is responsible for the organisation of handicrafts in the South.

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