Y Yem Hwing

Current Status: Sentenced to prison

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Date of Birth: 1972

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard

Areas of Activism:

  • Religious freedom

Details - Background.

Y Yem Hwing is a chief deacon of a church in San A Hamlet, Ea Tul Commune, Cu Mgar District, Daklak Province. He has been very influential in his church and his ethnic community.

BPSOS, Religious Prisoners in Vietnam, May 10, 2017 (PDF)

Arrest 1 - Arrested October 29, 2012. Sentenced to 8 years in prison. Expected Release is October 29, 2020.

October 29, 2012
8 years in prison
  • Unknown
October 29, 2020

The local government arrested him on 10/29/2012 to deprive the community of his leadership in the hope of  eventually dissolving the Church. He is serving an 8-year prison sentence.

Profile last updated: 2018-01-01 19:25:58