Ro Lan Ju

Current Status: Sentenced

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Other Names: Rơ Lan Jú, Ama Suit

Date of Birth: 1968

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard (Jrai)

Occupation:

Latest Prison: Gia Lai provincial prison

Areas of Activism:

  • Indigenous rights
  • Religious freedom

Known Affiliations:

Arrest History

March, 2009
July, 2009
9 years in prison
  • Art. 87
March, 2018

Details

Rơ Lan Jú, also known as Ama Suit, is an ethnic Jrai Christian. He was arrested in March 2009 for demanding religious and indigenous rights and tried in July 2009. He was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment under Article 87 (Undermining the unity policy) of the 1999 Penal Code. He is last reported detained at Gia Lai prison camp.

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

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

Profile last updated: 2017-12-30 18:43:08