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Vietnam schoolgirl suspended for 'Uncle Ho' spoof

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A Vietnamese teenager has been suspended from school for a year for posting a parody of a famous speech by independence hero Ho Chi Minh on her Facebook page, local media said Tuesday. 

A motorcyclist rides past a large poster of Vietnamese independence hero Ho Chi Minh on display in Hanoi on June 28, 2012. A Vietnamese teenager has been suspended from school for a year for posting a parody of a famous speech by Ho on her Facebook page, local media said.

The "Declaration of Students of Ly Tu Trong Secondary School" satirises a famous 1946 speech by then-president Ho calling for national resistance against French colonialists.

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