Nguyen Van Quang
Current Status: Pre-trial detention
Date of Birth:
Areas of Activism:
- Freedom of expression
- Art. 117 (new)
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.
Quang is from Thanh Hoa province.
One More Vietnamese Arrested for Facebook Posting, Charged with Conducting Anti-state Propaganda, Defend the Defenders, June 20, 2018
Profile last updated: 2018-07-29 20:48:49