Vietnamese bloggers sentenced to prison amid protests

A prominent Vietnamese blogger and his assistant were sentenced to prison by a Hanoi court Wednesday in one of the communist state's highest-profile cases against dissidents in recent years.

Trial opens for Vietnamese blogger amid protests

Prominent Vietnamese activist blogger Nguyen Huu Vinh and his assistant Nguyen Thi Minh Thuy saw their trial open in court in Hanoi Wednesday amid a rare dissident protest.