Nguyen Van Quang

Current Status: Pre-trial detention

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Date of Birth:

Gender: M

Areas of Activism:

  • Freedom of expression

Nguyen Van Quang was arrested on June 12, 2018, and charged under Article 117 of the 2015 Criminal Code (“making, storing, spreading information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the State of Socialist Republic of Vietnam”) for Facebook postings encouraging people to protest. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

Details - Background.

Quang is from Thanh Hoa province. 

Arrest 1 - Arrested June 12, 2018.

June 12, 2018
  • Art. 117 (2015 Code)

Profile last updated: 2018-07-29 20:48:49