Do Nam Trung

Current Status: Pre-trial detention

Photo of Do Nam Trung

Other Names: Đỗ Nam Trung

Date of Birth: 1981

Gender: M

Ethnicity: Kinh

Last Known Prison: Bat Di prison camp, Nam Dinh province

Areas of Activism:

  • Democracy
  • Freedom of expression
  • Sovereignty

Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:

  • Former Political Prisoner

Details - Background, History of Activism.

Do Nam Trung lives and works at Dong Da District, Ha Noi City. His permanent address, however, is still at Nghia Hung District, Nam Dinh Province.

Profile photo: Source

Do Nam Trung has a long history of activism. In 2014, at the height of protests opposing China's action in the South China Sea, Trung was arrested and sentenced to 14 months in prison for calling for and participating in those protests. 

After his release, Trung continued to support democratic and human rights efforts in the country.

Arrested July 6, 2021. Charged under Art. 117 (2015 Code).

July 6, 2021
  • Art. 117 (2015 Code)
Nam Dinh public security, Nam Dinh province
Dong Da District (map)
The People’s Court of Nam Dinh Province
  • freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
  • liberty and security of the person
  • political participation

On July 7, 2021, the Public Security of Nam Dinh Province issued the official indictment and the decision on his detention. Trung’s partner said that the security force offered no specific reason for the arrest, but provided the warrant saying that Trung is being investigated under Article 117 of the 2015 Criminal Code.

Nam Dinh Public security escorted Trung from Ha Noi to Nam Dinh on the same day.

Profile last updated: 2021-08-16 22:37:30

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