Ro Mah Klit

Current Status: Sentenced to prison

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Date of Birth: 1946

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard (Jrai)

Areas of Activism:

  • Indigenous rights
  • Religious freedom

Details -

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

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

Arrest 1 - Arrested August, 2010. Sentenced to 8 years in prison. Expected Release is August, 2018.

August, 2010
April, 2011
8 years in prison
  • Art. 87 (1999 Code)
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.

Profile last updated: 2017-12-30 18:47:24