Phung Thanh Tuyen

Current Status: Pre-trial detention

Photo of Phung Thanh Tuyen

Other Names: Phùng Thanh Tuyến

Date of Birth: 1983

Gender: M

Ethnicity: Kinh

Areas of Activism:

  • Democracy

Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:

  • Prolonged Incommunicado Detention
  • Online commentator

Details - Background, History of Activism.

Tuyen lives and works in Tinh An Tay Ward, Quang Ngai Province.

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He was not actively involved in national activism but frequently practiced his right to freedom of speech online.

Arrested June 30, 2021. Charged under Art. 331 (2015 Code).

June 30, 2021
  • Art. 331 (2015 Code)
Quang Ngai province public security, Quang Ngai province
Tinh An Tay Ward (map)
The People's Court of Quang Ngai province
  • freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
  • liberty and security of the person
  • freedom of expression

On June 30, the Security Investigating Agency of Quang Ngai Province announced the arrest of three of its local citizens, including Phung Thanh Tuyen. 

According to the official account, Tuyen had used his Facebook account to disseminate information that infringed on the legitimate rights of individuals and governmental agencies such as the People’s Court, the Public Security, and the Central Propaganda Department. Tuyen is being subjected to a two month pre-trial detention.

Profile last updated: 2022-08-22 01:49:52

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