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US concerned over Vietnamese rights activist`s conviction

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 10:46

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 11:37

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 18:00

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

Last Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2011, 13:20

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