Alex Truong

Alex Truong is the nephew of imprisoned Vietnamese blogger Tran Huynh Duy Thuc. He and other family members have actively advocated for Thuc’s unconditional freedom. Truong’s passport was confiscated and he was banned from traveling abroad after conducting an advocacy mission for his uncle’s release to Sweden, Nepal, and the Netherlands in 2014.

Tran Huynh Duy Thuc was sentenced to 16 years in prison in 2010. (AP/Hoang Hai/Vietnam News Agency)

Vietnamese jailed blogger moved to distant province, wages hunger strike

On May 7, my uncle, imprisoned Vietnamese blogger Tran Huynh Duy Thuc, was unexpectedly moved from the Xuyen Moc prison camp situated near our family in Ho Chi Minh City to another detention facility about 1,500 kilometers away known as Camp No. 6 in central Nghe An province. His family was not informed in advance…

Read More ›