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Jail Sentence Upheld for Vietnamese Dissident

A Vietnamese court has rejected the appeal of a prominent activist who faces 30 months in jail on tax evasion charges he says are politically motivated.The Hanoi appeals court ruled Tuesday there is no evidence to overturn the jail sentence and $60,000 fine against Le Quoc Quan, one of Vietnam's best known government critics.More than 100 supporters of the Catholic lawyer were blocked from reaching the court. They gathered nearby instead, shouting and holding signs calling for his...

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