Actions to Support Pham Doan Trang, October 2020

Share Front Line Defenders’s urgent appeal for Pham Doan Trang on your social media or by sending it to your government representatives. Please also widely circulate the letter she wrote prior to her arrest, which details her wishes for the country and elaborates on what the public should do while she is in prison. Follow this account for regular updates on her case; any fundraising appeals will be posted here in the future.

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Around 11:30pm on October 6, Ho Chi Minh City Police, in coordination with Hanoi Police and the Ministry of Public Security, arrested prominent journalist Pham Thi Doan Trang in Ho Chi Minh City and charged her with anti-state propaganda under Article 88 of the 1999 Criminal Code.