The Ha Noi People's Procuracy yesterday indicted Cu Huy Ha Vu on charges of "disseminating information against the State of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam" pursuant to Point c, Clause 1, Article 88 of the Penal Code.
HA NOI —
According to procuracy indictment No 18/CT-VKS-P2, the case started in October 2010, the Ha Noi Department of Information and Communications sent a dispatch to municipal police asking them to investigate Vu.
Investigators found that between 2009 and October 2010,Vu posted a large number of articles and interviews on the internet.
These called for abolition of Article 4 of the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam. They also maligned Party and State guidelines and policies, defamed the administration and State institutions, and criticised the Vietnamese people's resistance war.
The authorities took Vu's acts seriously and prosecuted him. — VNS