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Vietnam Upholds Sentence for Outspoken Rights Activist

A court in southern Vietnam has upheld the sentence of outspoken activist and anti-China protester Bui Thi Minh Hang and two others in the latest crackdown on dissent. The results of the appeal trial in Dong Thap province in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta Friday came as “no surprise”, observers said. Hang was sentenced to three years in prison in August for disrupting public order by creating “serious obstruction to traffic.” Two other activists also received jail time. Nguyen Thi Thuy Quynh...

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