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Activists accused of plotting to overthrow the communist regime stand... News PhotoActivist,City,Civil Rights,Communism,Courthouse,Defendant,Horizontal,Law,Listening,People,Planning,Politics,Verdict,VietnamPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPActivists accused of plotting to overthrow the communist regime stand listening to verdicts at a People's Court in Vinh city, in the north-central province of Nghe An on January 9, 2013. Vietnam on January 13 jailed 13 activists convicted of plotting to overthrow the communist regime, in a new crackdown criticised by the US as part of a 'disturbing' trend in the authoritarian state. AFP PHOTO/Vietnam News Agency (Photo credit should read Vietnam News Agency/AFP/Getty Images)