Woman sentenced to nine years in jail for anti-State activities hinh anh 1Pham Thi Doan Trang at the court. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Hanoi People’s Court sencented Pham Thi Doan Trang, 43, residing in the capital city's Dong Da district to nine years in prison for the charge of “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” in accordance with Article 88 of the 1999 Criminal Code.

According to indictment of the municipal People’s Procuracy, from November 16, 2017 to December 5, 2018, Trang made, stored and distributed documents and articles with contents against the State. In her interviews to foreign media, she also distorted the State's policies and guidelines, defamed the people’s administration and spread fabricated news, causing public concern.

The jury said her acts cause danger to society, and intentionally violate the socialist regime and the State as well as the strength of the people’s administration.

Trang also failed to make sincere declarations during the investigations and committed the offence many times, the jury said./.