Vo Hoang Tho
Current Status: Pre-trial detention
Other Names: Võ Hoàng Thơ
Date of Birth: 1985
Areas of Activism:
- Public health
Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:
- Online commentator
Details - Background, History of Activism, Contact Information.
Tho is from Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho City.
Profile photo source: Radio Free Asia
Tho does not have a formal history of activism. He began posting commentary on his Facebook accounts, Minh Long and Hoang Tho, specifically in regards to alleged mismanagement of the covid pandemic by the Vietnamese government.
Tho currently has no permanent residency anywhere, according to police.
Arrested October 4, 2021. Charged under Art. 331 (2015 Code).
- Art. 331 (2015 Code)
- freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention
- liberty and security of the person
- freedom of expression
Tho was arrested on October 4, 2021. State media reported he wrote 47 posts critical of the government’s handling of the covid-19 pandemic.
Vietnam Arrests Facebook User for Posts Criticizing COVID-19 Policies, Radio Free Asia, October 6, 2021
Profile last updated: 2021-10-22 01:28:22