Nguyen Nang Tinh
Current Status: Pre-trial detention
Other Names: Nguyễn Năng Tĩnh
Date of Birth: 1976
Religion: Christian (Catholic)
Occupation: Teaching professional
Areas of Activism:
- Freedom of expression
- Religious freedom
- Bao Ve Su Song (Save Life)
- Quy Phat Trien Con Nguoi (Human Development Fund)
- Truyen Thong Cong Giao (Catholic Media)
- No-U Saigon
Details - Background, History of Activism.
Tinh is a music teacher at the Nghe An College of Art and Culture, living in Nghe An province.
Profile photo source: Nghe Anh Times
Nguyen Nang Tinh is an activist and member of “NoU FC Vinh,” “Bao ve su song (Save Life),” “Quy Phat Trien Con Nguoi (Human Development Fund),” and “Truyen Thong Cong Giao (Catholic Media),” which the authorities consider to be “opposition groups.” As a music teacher, he sang many songs with content allegedly “distorting the policy and guidance of state and party.”
Arrested May 29, 2019. Charged under Art. 117 (2015 Code).
- Art. 117 (2015 Code)
- freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
- liberty and security of the person
- freedom of expression
Authorities arrested Nguyen Nang Tinh, 43, on May 29, 2019, when having breakfast with his sons. Security forces searched his residence, confiscated documents, and then brought Tinh and his sons to the commune people’s committee. A few hours later, they called Tinh’s father to come bring Tinh’s sons back home. He was alleged to post “anti-state” content online.
He reportedly has kidney stones.
Nhà đấu tranh Nguyễn Năng Tĩnh bị bắt ở Nghệ An, VOA Tieng Viet, May 29, 2019
Khởi tố, bắt tạm giam Nguyễn Năng Tĩnh, Công an Nghệ An, May 30, 2019
Catholic activist arrested, accused of 'undermining' Vietnamese government, National Catholic Reporter, May 30, 2019
Profile last updated: 2019-06-15 20:55:01