Huynh Huu Dat
Current Status: Sentenced
Other Names: Huỳnh Hữu Đạt
Date of Birth: 1970
Areas of Activism:
- Art. 79
Huynh Huu Dat is from Binh Dinh province.
According to state-owned media, on Feb. 16, Dat and other members of his group "collaborated with overseas organizations" to "print and distribute leaflets" in Quy Nhon and An Nhon township, in Binh Dinh’s Tuy Phuoc district. Binh Dinh newspaper said the leaflets had "content that appeals for support for a so-called 'interim national government of Vietnam,' speaks ill of current leaders, propagates and incites the people to subvert the government."
Huynh Huu Dat was arrested in February 2017 and sentenced to 13 years of imprisonment and 3 years of probation under Art. 79 of the 1999 Criminal Code on December 27, 2017. Eight other members of the group were tried the same day and received from 3 to 14 years of imprisonment.
Zing.vn, Nhóm rải tờ rơi chống phá chính quyền lĩnh án, December 28, 2017
Nguoi Viet, Chín người ở Bình Định bị án tù vì cáo buộc ‘chống chế độ,’ December 31, 2017
RFA, Vietnam Jails Nine For ‘Anti-Government’ Activities, December 29, 2017
Profile last updated: 2018-01-14 20:56:44