Nguyen Trung Ton
Current Status: Pre-trial detention
Other Names: Nguyễn Trung Tôn
Date of Birth: September 27, 1972
Religion: Christian (Protestant)
Latest Prison: B14 Detention Center, Hanoi
Areas of Activism:
- Religious freedom
- Brotherhood for Democracy
- Art. 88
- Art. 79
Nguyen Trung Ton is a Protestant pastor.
Nguyen Trung Ton is a Protestant pastor and the President of pro-democracy group The Brotherhood for Democracy.
Nguyen Trung Ton and his friend, Nguyen Viet Tu, were kidnapped by plainclothes agents while attempting to visit fellow activists, driven around for hours, beaten, robbed, and released in a rural area. Ton and his family have been subjected to harassment and intimidation over the past several years, includng disruption of their family business.
Amnesty International released an Urgent Action for Pham Van Troi, Truong Minh Duc, and Nguyen Trung Ton. They are being held in incommunicado detention and need access to healthcare treatment.
Front Line Defenders also released an action for Nguyen Trung Ton, Pham Van Troi, Nguyen Bac Truyen, and Truong Minh Duc, calling for their immediate release after their arrests.
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Amnesty International, Urgent Action, Activists Held Incommunicado May Face Life in Prison, September 8, 2017 (PDF)
Profile last updated: 2018-01-17 22:41:39