Pham Ba Hai

Current Status: At risk

Photo of Pham Ba Hai

Other Names: Phạm Bá Hải

Date of Birth:

Gender: M

Ethnicity: Kinh

Occupation: Blogger

Areas of Activism:

  • Freedom of expression
  • Sovereignty

Known Affiliations:

Details - Background, History of Activism.

Profile photo source: Hai Ba Pham Facebook

Pham Ba Hai was arrested in 2006 for his online postings critical of the government and sentenced to five years in prison and two years of house arrest.

He is a contributor at Defend the Defenders and the Chairman of the Association of Former Vietnamese Prisoners of Conscience. Due to his long-time activism, he is often watched, followed, and otherwise harassed by authorities.

June 26, 2018: blocked from attending meeting to commemorate victims of torture

Travel restriction
June 26, 2018
Public security
Ho Chi Minh City (map)

freedom of movement

June 26 was the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Two former political prisoners were blocked from meeting with activists in Ho Chi Minh City to commemorate the day. Plainclothes police outside the homes of Le Cong Dinh and Pham Ba Hai prevented them from attending an event organized by the Former Vietnamese Prisoners of Conscience.

Profile last updated: 2019-04-28 20:29:58

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