Bui Thi Minh Hang

Social activist

Birth date: July 20, 1964

Activity: Social activist

Date of arrest: November 27, 2011

Sentence: Placed under 2 years re-education without trial

Charge: Causing public disorder (Article 245)

Current location: Thanh Ha Education Center, Vinh Phuc Province

Bui Thi Minh Hang was a constant presence at the weekly anti-China protests in Hanoi and Saigon during summer and fall 2011. She was detained by police while demonstrating in support of other peaceful protestors who were recently arrested. Police immediately ordered Hang to two-years of "re-education" under Ordinance 44 without a trial or any due process. Police have also harassed her son and family friends.

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