Incident Group: Two teachers arrested for alleged defamation of a public official

The lecturer of an international-renowned university in Vietnam was arrested, along with one of his associates, for accusing a Party leader of plagiarising his PhD thesis. The leader subsequently became the General Secretary of the Vietnam National Assembly, 2021 - 2026.

Pham Dinh Quy

Pham Dinh Quy, arrested September 25, 2020 (Province: Ho Chi Minh)

Hoang Minh Tuan

Hoang Minh Tuan, arrested September 21, 2020 (Province: Ho Chi Minh)