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.
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 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.
The two were held while appearing outside a fellow dissident`s trial.
Day in Pics: 6th May
Showbiz World - May 6, 2015
62nd National Film Awards