Vu Dat Phong

Current Status: At risk

Photo of Vu Dat Phong

Other Names: Vũ Đạt Phong

Date of Birth: 1983

Gender: M

Ethnicity: Kinh

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Areas of Activism:

  • Environment
  • Freedom of expression

Details - Background, History of Activism.

Phong was born in 1983 and lives in Cam Ranh City, Khánh Hoà Province. Phong has been a distributor in Ho Chi Minh City since 2017. Profile photo source.

He sometimes shares his thoughts on the environment and asks for the release of political prisoners.

April 16, 2020: taken into custody for questioning about Facebook posts

  • Detention
  • Property confiscation
April 16, 2020
Public security
Cam Ranh City, Khanh Hoa Province (map)

  • freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
  • liberty and security of the person
  • freedom of expression

On April 16, 2020, at around 9:00 am, Cam Ranh City police in Khanh Hoa Province went to Facebooker Vu Phong's house, detained him, and escorted him to an unknown location. Phong's phone was then seized by the police. He was released later that night. Phong was arrested by plainclothes police officers, and they did not present an arrest warrant, only a police “invitation.” Phong is a delivery person who works in Ho Chi Minh City. However, due to the economic impact of COVID-19, he had returned to his hometown.

Profile last updated: 2020-05-25 16:23:13

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