Nguyen Nang Tinh

Current Status: Pre-trial detention

Photo of Nguyen Nang Tinh

Other Names: Nguyễn Năng Tĩnh

Date of Birth: 1976

Gender: M

Religion: Christian (Catholic)

Ethnicity: Kinh

Occupation: Teaching professional

Areas of Activism:

  • Freedom of expression
  • Sovereignty
  • Religious freedom

Known Afilliations:

  • 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).

May 29, 2019
  • Art. 117 (2015 Code)
Nghe An province public security, Nghe An province
Quynh Luu district, Nghe An province (map)
  • 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.

Profile last updated: 2019-08-09 23:44:13

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