Suspended for Facebook Post Parody Of Ho Chi Minh Speech
A Vietnamese school girl has been suspended for one year after she posted a parody of revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh to facebook. According to the Christian Science Monitor, the post used excepts from a famous speech joked about never having to take tests again.
Here is the quote from Ho Chi Minh’s speech, “All students! As we desire peace, we have made concessions. But the more concessions we make, the more the teachers press on, for they are bent on failing us once again. No, we would rather sacrifice all than be dismissed. Never shall we have to take the exam again. We have to stand up!”
This is what the girl posted to facebook, “All students, whether boy or girl, good or stupid, tall or short have to find ways to get good marks in the exam. Those who have health will use their health, those who have heads will use their heads. Those who have neither health or head have to copy or use cheat sheets,” wrote Nguyen Thanh Vy.
She said the post was, “just for fun”. But, that hasn’t stopped her from being punished for publishing to the social network.