Nguyen Duy Linh

Current Status: Pre-trial detention

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Other Names: Nguyễn Duy Linh

Date of Birth: 1976

Gender: M

Ethnicity: Kinh

Occupation: Farmer

Areas of Activism:

  • Public health
  • Anti-corruption
  • Human rights

Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:

  • Online commentator

Details - Background, History of Activism, Contact Information.

Linh works and lives in Chau Thanh District, Ben Tre Province.

Linh has not directly engaged in any grassroots activism or national protest movements. However, since 2017, he has used his Facebook account to voice concerns about the Vietnamese government. Recently, Linh used his Facebook account to criticize the ineffectiveness and the inhumane nature of the government’s anti-COVID campaign.

Arrested September 14, 2021. Charged under Art. 117 (2015 Code).

September 14, 2021
  • Art. 117 (2015 Code)
Ben Tre province public security, Ben Tre province
Chau Thanh District (map)
The People's Court of Ben Tre Province
  • freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
  • liberty and security of the person
  • freedom of expression

On September 14, 2021, the Security Investigating Agency of Ben Tre Public Security officially indicted Nguyen Duy Linh for anti-state propaganda. 

According to the public announcement, Ben Tre’s public security accuses Linh of using Facebook to share and post articles, videos and pictures that defame Party and State leaders. They also note that he has been summoned before and warned to stop his activities. He was also subjected to administrative fines.

Profile last updated: 2022-02-02 01:41:43

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