Nguyen Duy Son
Current Status: Released - at risk
Other Names: Nguyễn Duy Sơn
Date of Birth: 1981
Occupation: Public institutions employee
Areas of Activism:
- Freedom of expression
Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:
- Online commentator
On May 9, Nguyen Duy Son was arrested in Thanh Hoa province on charges of “abusing democratic freedoms” (Article 331 of the 2015 Criminal Code) for his online postings. He was released in November 2018 after serving six months in prison.
Details - Background.
Son was previously employed at Sam Son University.
Arrested May 9, 2018. Sentenced to 6 months in prison under Art. 331 (2015 Code). Released November, 2018.
- Art. 331 (2015 Code)
- freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
- liberty and security of the person
- freedom of expression
- fair trial
On May 9, 2018, Nguyen Duy Son was arrested in Thanh Hoa province on charges of “abusing democratic freedoms” (Article 331 of the 2015 Criminal Code) for his online postings, which authorities claim “distort, defame, and discredit leaders of the Party, State, and leaders of Thanh Hoa province.”
He was later sentenced to six months in prison and was released in November 2018.
Bắt tạm giam đối tượng sử dụng mạng xã hội đăng tin xuyên tạc, nói xấu lãnh đạo Đảng, Nhà nước, An Ninh Thu Do, May 9, 2018
Vietnam jails Facebook users for posts seen as anti-state propaganda, Reuters, May 10, 2018
Profile last updated: 2021-05-27 23:01:20