Arrested on 08 Oct 2009
Other arrests: Tran Khai Thanh Thuy was jailed for nine months in 2007 for speaking out and helping aggrieved farmers seek justice for expropriated farm lands. During her imprisonment she suffered from diabetes and severe tuberculosis, but was denied medical care.
Arrested on 05 Feb 2010
Other arrests: On April 21, 2007 she was arrested at her home and later sentenced to nine months and ten days imprisonment for “disturbing public order.” Thuy was released on January 31, 2008, but remained under police surveillance. On October 8, 2009, Thuy and her husband were arrested after the police where sent to their home. She was assaulted and suffered injuries to her head. Earlier that day, Thuy travelled to Hai Phong in support of Nguyen Xuan Nghia and 5 other activists on trial for their democratic activities.