The South Vietnam flag is seen outside the US Capitol building on January 6. Photo: Getty Images
The South Vietnam flag is seen outside the US Capitol building on January 6. Photo: Getty Images
Long T Bui
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Long T Bui

Why the flag of South Vietnam flew at US Capitol siege

  • Amid the chaos on January 6, yellow-and-red striped flags of the former South Vietnam stood out
  • The protesters flying those flags were likely Vietnamese-American supporters of Trump, who favour his anti-communist and anti-China stance

The South Vietnam flag is seen outside the US Capitol building on January 6. Photo: Getty Images
The South Vietnam flag is seen outside the US Capitol building on January 6. Photo: Getty Images
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