Pham Van Troi
Current Status: Pre-trial detention
Other Names: Phạm Văn Trội
Date of Birth: October 10, 1972
Latest Prison: B14 Detention Center, Hanoi
Areas of Activism:
- Human rights
- Labor rights
- Land rights
- Brotherhood for Democracy
- Art. 88
- Art. 79
After finishing their investigation, authorities have recommended that Brotherhood for Democracy member Pham Van Troi be prosecuted.
Pham Van Troi is a human rights and pro-democracy activist and member of the Broterhood for Democracy, which was founded by imprisoned human rights lawyey Nguyen Van Dai. He was previously president of the group. Troi has faced harassment for authorities for his activism. In May 2015, he was one of many activists barred from meeting with US diplomats during the US and Vietnam's Human Righs Diailogue. His home was also attacked by plainclothes agents in December 2016.
Amnesty International released an Urgent Action for Pham Van Troi, Truong Minh Duc, and Nguyen Trung Ton. The three were arrested on July 30, 2017, under Article 79 for ties to the Brotherhood for Democracy. They are being held in incommunicado detention and need access to healthcare treatment.
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Amnesty International, Urgent Action, Activists Held Incommunicado May Face Life in Prison, September 8, 2017
Many Vietnamese Activists Detained, Charged with Subversion, Defend the Defenders, July 30, 2017
Vietnamese activists arrested in widening crackdown, Reuters, July 30, 2017
Profile last updated: 2018-02-18 16:04:30