Birth date: October 10, 1985
Activity: Blogger, social activist
Date of arrest: August 3, 2011
Sentence: Detained without trial
Charge: Attempting to overthrow the government (Article 79)
Current location: B14 Detention Center, Hanoi
Paulus Le Son is a community organizer and prominent writer for Vietnam Redemptorist News (VRNs). A resident of Hanoi, he is an active community organizer for issues such as HIV, public education, and serves as member of the John Paul II Group for Pro-Life. His popular personal blog (paulusleson.wordpress.com) covers issues of social justice, human rights and sovereignty. He was arrested as part of a larger crackdown currently totaling 17 human rights defenders (mostly from Vinh Province).