Tran Duy Chien
Current Status: At risk
Other Names: Trần Duy Chiến, Chuột Dừa, GS Vỉa hè (Facebook nickname)
Date of Birth: April 27, 1990
Areas of Activism:
- Freedom of expression
- Human rights
- Labor rights
Details - Background, History of Activism, Contact Information.
Profile photo source: Facebook Trần Duy Chiến
On his Facebook Trần Duy Chiến, Chien sometimes shares articles on national issues, including unreasonable BOT toll stations and repression of dissidents by the authorities.
February 27, 2019: detained and beaten during the February 2019 North Korea and U.S. summit
- Maltreatment in police custody
- Property confiscation
- freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
- liberty and security of the person
- humane treatment in detention
- freedom of expression
- freedom of peaceful assembly
At 9:00 on February 27, 2019, Tran Duy Chien and his friend, Daniel Modan, were arrested when buying beverage at a coffee shop at the intersection between Alexander and Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, district 1, Ho Chi Minh City. They were separated at the police station.
Police confiscated Chien’s mobile phone, personal documents, and money without paying him back. He was released on February 28 and came home at 10:50 pm after being interrogated continuously and beaten by security forces in plain clothes. Meanwhile, Daniel Modan was detained for 50 days and later deported to France on April 19, 2019.
Một công dân Pháp bị bắt ở Sài Gòn vẫn còn bị công an CSVN giam giữ, Saigon Broadcasting Television Network, March 4, 2019
Nhà hoạt động Pháp gốc Việt bị trục xuất về Pháp sau 50 ngày biệt giam, Saigon Broadcasting Television Network, April 19, 2019
Profile last updated: 2019-06-20 14:15:54