Current Status: Sentenced

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Other Names: Ba Num

Date of Birth: 1959

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard (Ba Na)


Latest Prison: Prison No. 3, Phu Xuan 4, Phu Luong District, Thai Nguyen province

Areas of Activism:

  • Religious freedom

Known Affiliations:

Arrest History

12 years in prison
  • Unknown


Nuh (Ba Num) is from Glar village, Dak Doa District, Gia Lai Province.

In 2001, he joined the other Ba Na members of this church to protest the government’s disregard for religious freedom. In reprisal, the police beat the demonstrators brutally. A number of them were injured or even died, and many were arrested.

His religious activitiesresulted in his arrest in 2004. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison. He is currently in Prison #3, Phu Xuan 4, Co Lung Commune, Phu Luong District, Thai Nguyen Province.

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

Profile last updated: 2017-12-31 19:01:26