Ro Mah Klit

Current Status: Sentenced

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Date of Birth: 1946

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard (Jrai)


Latest Prison:

Areas of Activism:

  • Indigenous rights
  • Religious freedom

Known Affiliations:

Arrest History

August, 2010
April, 2011
8 years in prison
  • Art. 87
August, 2018


Ro Mah Klit is an ethnic Jrai Christian. He was arrested in August 2010 for demanding religious and indigenous rights and tried in April 2011 under Article 87 (Undermining the unity policy) of the 1999 Penal Code. He was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment with three years’ house arrest on release. He is reported detained in Gia Lai province.

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 18:47:24