Test for Vietnam government: free-speech bloggers
By BEN STOCKING Associated Press Writer
Posted: 12/06/2008 11:45:06 AM PST
"We fought two wars to free ourselves from the shackles of imperialism and colonialism, all in the hope of having basic human rights," wrote Vo Thi Hao, a novelist and painter, on her self-titled blog. "Even the French colonial government allowed private media, opposition parties and free expression."