Kpuil Mel

Current Status: Sentenced

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Date of Birth:

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard


Latest Prison: Gia Lai provincial prison

Areas of Activism:

  • Religious freedom

Known Affiliations:

Arrest History

November, 2011
June, 2012
9 years in prison
  • Art. 87
November, 2020


Kpuil Mel is an ethnic Montagnard Christian arrested in November 2011. He was tried in June 2012 and sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment under Article 87 (Undermining the unity policy) of the 1999 Penal Code. He was last reported detained at Gia Lai prison camp.

Amnesty International, Viet Nam: List of Prisoners of Conscience, 12 July 2016 (PDF)

Profile last updated: 2017-12-30 05:17:19