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Vietnam Jails Two Bloggers for 'Abusing Democratic Freedoms'

Vietnamese police have arrested two activists for posting online material that is critical of the country's communist government. In a statement, the Ministry of Public Security said Nguyen Huu Vinh and Nguyen Thi Minh were arrested Monday in the capital, Hanoi. They are accused of "abusing democratic freedoms" by posting content that "reduces prestige and trust in state agencies." They each face up to seven years in prison, if found guilty of the...

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