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Blogger Beaten on Leaving Court

2012-11-21 : Police rough up a Vietnamese blogger after a court rejects his appeal against a jail sentence.

(AFP) A Vietnamese internet user watches a blog video showing villagers clashing with police in a land dispute, May 7, 2012.

A Vietnamese dissident blogger was beaten by police and violently herded into a truck on Wednesday after an appeals court upheld his six-year jail term for anti-state propaganda, his wife said.

Police beat Dinh Dang Dinh as he was led away from the courtroom to the prison truck after the hearing, Dang Thi Dinh said, criticizing the verdict as unfair.  Continue reading