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Vietnam police arrest blogger for ``ugly`` content

Vietnamese police have arrested a prominent blogger and his associate for posting "ugly content" about the communist state, the latest incident in a crackdown on dissent that is testing US efforts to bolster ties with its former foe.

Vietnam sends blogger to prison for critical posts

A Vietnamese court on Wednesday sentenced a dissident blogger to 15 months in prison for posting online criticism of the government, the latest case in an intensifying crackdown against dissent in the one-party communist country.

Prominent Vietnam blogger `weak` from hunger strike

A well-known Vietnamese blogger, jailed for 12 years for anti-state propaganda, is "very weak" after a month-long hunger strike protesting at his treatment in prison, his family said Sunday.