Tran Van Sy

Current Status: Sentenced to prison

Photo of Tran Van Sy

Other Names: Trần Văn Sỹ

Date of Birth:

Gender: M

Occupation: Lawyer

Arrested February 25, 2023. Sentenced to 2 years in prison under Art. 331 (2015 Code).

February 25, 2023
  • Art. 331 (2015 Code)
2 years in prison

In Feb. 2023, police arrested attorney Tran Van Sy and searched his office in Vinh Long Province. Sy was investigated for violating Article 331 related to the Phuong Hang case. No further details were given. 

On March 1, 2024, two lawyers were convicted by a court in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) of violating cybersecurity laws. Dang Thi Han Ni received an 18-month sentence, and Tran Van Sy was given a 24-month sentence for allegedly “abusing democratic freedoms” based on Article 331. They were accused of publishing online personal details of Nguyen Phuong Hang, who is serving a three-year sentence also for “abusing democratic freedoms.” 

Profile last updated: 2024-04-28 19:05:46

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