Phạm Minh Hoàng
Phạm Minh Hoàng (born 1955) is a Vietnamese French-educated lecturer in applied mathematics at the Ho Chi Minh City Institute of Technology, who was arrested in Vietnam on charges of belonging to the pro-democracy organization Viet Tan, which is banned in Vietnam.
Hoang's wife, Le Thi Kieu Oanh, believed her husband was arrested because he supported the protests against controversial Chinese-run bauxite mines in Vietnam's Central Highlands. Hoang was in police custody from August 13, 2010, was later convicted of holding membership in Viet Tan, and released on 13 January 2012.
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