Nguyen Tan An
Current Status: Sentenced
Other Names: Nguyễn Tấn An
Date of Birth: 1992
Religion: Buddhist (Hoa Hao)
Areas of Activism:
- Art. 88
He is from An Giang province.
Nguyen Tan An was arrested along with four others for hanging flags of the former government of South Vietnam. The five were sentenced to a total 19 years in prison. An was sentenced to five years. According to Radio Free Asia: "Of the five convicted, Nguyen Tan An was considered the leader for organizing propaganda activities against the state.According to police, An had belonged to other organizations called An Giang Force and An Giang Youth, both of which have a presence on Facebook. An’s Facebook page contains many photos of activities organized by religious groups, such as charity vegetarian meals, and photos of Prophet Huynh Phu So, the founder of Hoa Hao Buddhism in Vietnam."
Five Vietnamese Activists Convicted of Anti-state Propaganda, Sentenced to Total 19 Years in Prison, Defend the Defenders, December 21, 2017
Vietnam Court Sentences Five People For Spreading 'Propaganda Against The State,' Radio Free Asia, December 21, 2017
Profile last updated: 2018-07-30 03:55:25