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Huynh Thi To Nga

Current Status: At risk

Photo of Huynh Thi To Nga

Other Names: Dieu Hang, Selena Zen (Facebook)

Date of Birth:

Gender: F

Ethnicity: Kinh

Occupation: Doctor

Areas of Activism:

  • Democracy
  • Freedom of expression

July 2019:

Activist Huynh Thi To Nga is now known to be held in Dong Nai province's detention center. Her family told activists in Ho Chi Minh City that they asked the authorities to let them meet with her, but so far, the request has been denied. Authorities told the family that she is under investigation and cannot have visitors. They have not announced charges against her.

Details - Background, History of Activism, Family Situation.

She’s a doctor and single mother of two children.

Profile photo source: Facebook Bao Nhi Le

She owns two Facebook accounts. A sharp commentator on Vietnamese politics, she frequently shares her views online that are critical of the regime.

She is reportedly the sister of Facebooker Huynh Minh Tam, potentially the same person who was arrested in early 2019 for his Facebook activities.

Arrested January 28, 2019.

January 28, 2019
Nguyen Tri Phuong Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City (map)
unknown
  • freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
  • liberty and security of the person
  • freedom of expression

Huynh Thi To Nga was missing for several weeks after she was last seen around 3 pm on Monday, January 28, 2019. She was allegedly kidnapped by plainclothes agents from the hospital where she works.

She is now known to be held in Dong Nai province's detention center. Her family told activists in Ho Chi Minh City that they asked the authorities to let them meet with her, but so far, the request has been denied. Authorities told the family that she is under investigation and cannot have visitors. They have not announced charges against her.

January 28, 2019: feared abducted by plainclothes agents

Forced disappearance
January 28, 2019
  • Public security
  • Individuals
Nguyen Tri Phuong Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City (map)

  • freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
  • liberty and security of the person
  • life

Huynh Thi To Nga was missing for several weeks after she was last seen around 3 pm on Monday, January 28, 2019. She was allegedly kidnapped by plainclothes agents from the hospital where she works. She is the owner of two Facebook accounts. The article “The Australian Government officially recognizes the Provisional President Juan Guaido” was the last post she shared before she went missing.

She is now known to be held in Dong Nai province's detention center. Her family told activists in Ho Chi Minh City that they asked the authorities to let them meet with her, but so far, the request has been denied. Authorities told the family that she is under investigation and cannot have visitors. They have not announced charges against her.

Profile last updated: 2019-08-09 23:24:31

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