La Viet Dung
Current Status: At risk
Other Names: Lã Việt Dũng
Date of Birth: 1977
Areas of Activism:
Details - Background, History of Activism, Contact Information.
His hometown is Nam Dinh province. He used to work as Director General of Liva Company, which specializes in technology and software.
Profile photo source: Facebook Bạch Dương Tử
Since 2011, Dung has participated in many protests and demonstrations on national sovereignty issues. He is currently the captain of a No-U football club in the North, which was established by participants in 2011 after the demonstrations protesting against the Nine Dash Lines claim of China. Because of his activism, he is often harassed.
October 28, 2018: prevented from leaving home
On the morning of October 28, 2018, a public security officer in plainclothes, from Dong Da Ward, named Duy, came to prevent Dung from leaving his house. When Dung asked if he was a public security officer, Duy didn’t deny it, and continued blocking Dung from leaving his house.
He then admitted his identity as a public security officer, but forbid Dung from recording him. When Dung questioned the legal basis of the prohibition, he was not able to show any documents. He simply claimed that he was on duty and under the command of his unit heads. They entered into a fight, and the security officer slapped Dung’s mother during the conflict, according to his video.
Hanoi Plainclothes Policemen Block Activists, Beating Dissident La Viet Dung and His Mother, Defend the Defenders, October 28, 2018
Video on Facebook Lã Việt Dũng, October 28, 2018
Profile last updated: 2020-07-31 23:19:42