US concerned over Vietnamese rights activist`s conviction

The US has expressed deep concern over Vietnam`s decision to uphold the conviction of a prominent human rights lawyer to 30 months in prison for tax evasion.

Vietnam dissident lawyer in court to appeal jail term

One of Vietnam`s most prominent dissidents appeared in court Tuesday to appeal his imprisonment for tax evasion, as dozens of supporters protested against the communist state`s crackdown on dissent.

Vietnam jails dissident lawyer for tax evasion

Vietnam imprisoned a leading critic of the communist regime for tax evasion today -- a move described by the United States as "disturbing" -- as hundreds of supporters protested in the capital.

Vietnam releases 2 prominent dissidents

The two were held while appearing outside a fellow dissident`s trial.