Nguyen Xuan Dien
Current Status: At risk
Other Names: Nguyễn Xuân Diện
Date of Birth: 1970
Areas of Activism:
Details - Background, History of Activism.
Dien is a researcher in Sino - Vietnamese language and currently works and lives in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Dien started to work for the Institute of Sino-Vietnamese Language in early 2010. He also started to participate in demonstrations and peaceful protests against Chinese maritime moves in the South China Sea at the same time. He also managed a quite famous blog and wrote about political conditions in Vietnam, corruption, and abuse of power. He was almost charged by the public security force of Hanoi in 2012 for calling for an independent investigation into the Tien Lang land dispute. He continues to contribute to the democratization movement in Vietnam.
Tiến sĩ Nguyễn Xuân Diện 'bị điều tra', BBC Vietnamese, June 1, 2012
Tiến sĩ Hán-Nôm Nguyễn Xuân Diện kêu gọi 90 triệu dân Việt Nam tẩy chay bầu cử gian lận, Viettin.de, November 1, 2019
January 13, 2020: put under surveillance in the aftermath of the Dong Tam raid
- Travel restriction
- liberty and security of the person
- freedom of movement
On January 9, 2020, a massive police force stormed into Dong Tam commune and violently assaulted and detained citizens, as well as killed community leader Le Dinh Kinh. The area is home to a longstanding land conflict. In the aftermath of the raid, Dien was prohibited from leaving his home to attend Le Dinh Kinh’s funeral.
Tết ở Đồng Tâm, Những ngày này, Báo Tham Nhũng, January 23, 2020
Đám tang ông Kình bị ‘giám sát chặt’; vợ cáo buộc cảnh sát đánh đập, VOA tiếng Việt, January 13, 2020
Profile last updated: 2020-05-09 22:16:18