Huynh Minh Tam

Current Status: Pre-trial detention

Photo of Huynh Minh Tam

Other Names: Huỳnh Minh Tâm, Huỳnh Trí Tâm

Date of Birth:

Gender: M

Ethnicity: Kinh

Areas of Activism:

  • Anti-corruption
  • Democracy
  • Freedom of expression
  • Sovereignty

Details - Background, History of Activism, Family Situation, Contact Information.

Profile photo source: Facebook Selena Zen

Huynh Minh Tam often posts many articles on national issues, especially national sovereignty, corruption, and economic mismanagement, on his Facebook account named Huỳnh Trí Tâm. There are more than 1,000 people following him on Facebook.

Tam is married and has two young children.

His sister is Huynh Thi To Nga, whose Facebook nicknames are Selena Zen and Dieu Hang. To Nga has been missing since January 28, 2019, only two days after Huynh Minh Tam’s arrest.

Arrested January 26, 2019.

January 26, 2019
Dong Nai province public security, Dong Nai province
Private house, Dong Nai province (map)
  • freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
  • liberty and security of the person
  • freedom of expression
  • respect of privacy, family, home, and correspondence

At around 8:00 am on January 26, 2019, public security of Dong Nai province stormed into his private house, believed to be in Dong Nai province, and took Huynh Minh Tam to the province police station. They then searched his house but did not release any official arrest warrant. His arrest was believed to be derived from his articles on Facebook, which sometimes criticize the government. The charges against Tam are currently unknown.

Profile last updated: 2019-04-23 04:00:45

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