Nguyen Danh Dung

Current Status: Pre-trial detention

Photo of Nguyen Danh Dung

Other Names: Nguyễn Danh Dũng

Date of Birth: 1987

Gender: M


Ethnicity: Kinh

Occupation: Engineer

Latest Prison: Thanh Hoa detention center

Areas of Activism:

  • Press

Known Affiliations:

Arrest History

December 16, 2016
  • Art. 258


December 2017:

December 16 marked one year since blogger Nguyen Danh Dung was arrested. Twenty-nine years old at the time, Dung was arrested under Article 258 (“abusing democratic freedoms”) for posting videos critical of the government on YouTube and Facebook.

Nguyen Danh Dung was arrested on December 16, 2016, in Thanh Hoa province for posting alleged anti-state content on Facebook and YouTube. 

Profile last updated: 2018-05-10 13:16:39