Hoang Thi Thu Vang
Current Status: Pre-trial detention
Other Names: Hoàng Thu Vang
Date of Birth: 1966
Areas of Activism:
- Food safety
- Freedom of expression
Details - Background.
She has posted online commentary and advocated for enhanced food safety in the country, and she participated in national demonstrations in June 2018 over draft legistlation on Special Economic Zones and Cybersecurity.
Arrested September 3, 2018. Charged under Art. 118 (2015 Code).
- Art. 118 (2015 Code)
- freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
- liberty and security of the person
- freedom of expression
- freedom of peaceful assembly
- political participation
On October 2, Vang’s family received an announcement of her arrest written by police on September 14. She will be temporarily detained for at least four months under the charge of “disrupting security”. During this time, she will not be able to meet her relatives nor her lawyer.
HCM City-based Female Activist Charged with Disruption of Security, Facing Lengthy Imprisonment, Defend the Defenders, October 2, 2018
Profile last updated: 2019-01-02 20:29:34