Le Hong Phong
Current Status: At risk
Other Names: Lê Hồng Phong, Lê Thiện Nhân (Facebook name)
Date of Birth:
Areas of Activism:
- Human rights
Details - Background, History of Activism, Contact Information.
He lives in Long Bien Ward, Ha Noi.
Profile photo source: Facebook Lê Hồng Phong
He usually participates in demonstrations on environmental protection or sovereignty issues, especially China’s claims and illegal activities in the South China Sea dispute. On his Facebook account, namely Lê Hồng Phong, he also posts and shares his views on national issues, as well as calls for freedom for political prisoners.
November 21, 2018: detained arbitrarily
- freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
- liberty and security of the person
- respect of privacy, family, home, and correspondence
On the morning of November 21, dozens of police went to Le Hong Phong’s private house and forced him to go to the police station of Bo De District, Long Bien Ward, Hanoi without giving any reason. Later, Facebooker Bui Thi Minh Hang posted that Phong was released and came home at 6:00 pm on November 21. He gave thanks for peoples’ concern but wanted to take a rest after “being taken care of” for hours by police.
Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 46/2018 – Week of November 19-25, The 88 Project, November 26, 2018
Profile last updated: 2019-05-16 01:29:04