Dinh Ku

Current Status: Sentenced to prison

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Date of Birth: 1972

Gender: M

Religion: Christian (Catholic)

Ethnicity: Montagnard

Current Prison: Prison No. 5, Thanh Hoa province

Areas of Activism:

  • Religious freedom

Details - Background, History of Activism.

Dinh Ku is a Catholic Montagnard from Kuk Kon Hamlet, An Thanh Commune, Dak Po District, Gia Lai Province.

A devout Catholic, he stood up and protested against the Gia Lai authorities’ policy of suppressing religious freedom.

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

Arrest 1 - Arrested April 26, 2016. Sentenced to 7 years in prison. Expected Release is April 26, 2023.

April 26, 2016
7 years in prison
  • Art. 87 (1999 Code)
April 26, 2023

He was arrested on April 26, 2016 and sentenced to 7 years in prison pursuant to Article 87, undermining national
unity, in a case involving 4 other Montagnard Christians. He is currently detained in Prison #5, Yen Dinh District, Thanh Hoa Province.

Profile last updated: 2017-12-31 18:45:21