Nguyen Van Tuc

Current Status: Pre-trial detention

Photo of Nguyen Van Tuc

Other Names: Nguyễn Văn Túc

Date of Birth: May 28, 1964

Gender: M

Religion: Buddhist

Ethnicity: Kinh


Latest Prison: Thai Binh police Detention center, Thai Binh province

Areas of Activism:

  • Democracy
  • Human rights
  • Land rights
  • Maritime sovereignty

Known Affiliations:

  • Bloc 8406

Arrest History

Arrest 1

September, 2008
October, 2009
4 years in prison
  • Art. 88
September, 2012
September 10, 2012

Arrest 2

September 1, 2017
  • Art. 79


Nguyen Van Tuc, a former prisoner of conscience and a member of the Brotherhood for Democracy, was arrested under Article 79 on September 1State-owned media has confirmed the arrest. He had previously served four years in prison under Article 88 for “propaganda against the state,” from 2008 to 2012. He is at least the sixth member of the Brotherhood for Democracy, a group co-founded by lawyer and political prisoner Nguyen Van Dai, to be arrested in recent weeks.

Profile last updated: 2017-12-23 01:47:58