Huỳnh Minh Tâm (left) and his sister, Huỳnh Thị Tố Nga, at the court on Thursday. — Photo vov.vn
ĐỒNG NAI — The People’s Court of the southern province of Đồng Nai on Thursday sentenced two people to 14 years in jail for “making, storing, spreading information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the State of Socialist Republic of Việt Nam”.
Huỳnh Minh Tâm, 41, living in Vĩnh Cửu District, Đồng Nai Province, was sentenced to nine years in prison and his sister, Huỳnh Thị Tố Nga, 36, residing in Bình Chánh District, HCM City, was jailed for five years.
According to the indictment, Tâm and Nga, opened multiple Facebook accounts to post anti-State information.
They posted untrue and fabricated information on the Party and the State as well as the country’s situation, distorting the Party’s policies and the State’s laws, also called other friends on Facebook to join a secret group to incite people to oppose the State. — VNS