Dao Quang Thuc

Current Status: Pre-trial detention

Photo of Dao Quang Thuc

Other Names: Đào Quang Thực

Date of Birth: February 28, 1960

Gender: M


Ethnicity: Kinh

Occupation: Teacher

Latest Prison: Hoa Binh police detention center, Hoa Binh province

Areas of Activism:

  • Anti-corruption
  • Democracy
  • Environment
  • Human rights
  • Maritime sovereignty

Known Affiliations:

Arrest History

October 5, 2017
  • Art. 79


January 2018:

Authorities verbally told Dao Quang Thuc's daughter that he will be held in pre-trial detention for another four months, but no written notice has been given. 

Dao Quang Thuc, a retired teacher, was arrested under Article 79 on October 5, 2017, in Hoa Binh province, under charges of subversion. He was arrested for online postings and peaceful participation in protests over the environment and territorial disputes with China. He remains in pre-trial detention. In late January 2018, authorities told his daughter that his pre-trial detention would be extended by four months, but no official, written notice has been provided. 

Profile last updated: 2018-03-01 14:18:47