Ro Lan Kly

Current Status: Sentenced

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Other Names: Ama Blan

Date of Birth: 1962

Gender: M

Religion: Christian (Protestant)

Ethnicity: Montagnard


Latest Prison:

Areas of Activism:

  • Religious freedom

Known Affiliations:

Arrest History

September, 2016
April, 2017
8 years in prison
  • Art. 87
September, 2024


Ro Lan Kly is from Gia Lai province. He is an ethnic Montagnard Protestant Christian. 

Ro Lan Kly was arrested along with four others (Puih Bop, Ksor Kam, and Dinh Nong) under Article 87 of the 1999 Criminal Code in September 2016 for being associated with a Degar Protestant independent church. He was tried in April 2017 and sentenced to eight years in prison. 

Prisoners of Conscience in Vietnam, Amnesty International, April 2018 (PDF)

Vietnam: A New Wave of Arrests of Critics, Human Rights Watch, January 27, 2017

Profile last updated: 2018-06-03 23:50:26