Y Yem Hwing

Current Status: Likely released - at risk

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Date of Birth: 1972

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard

Areas of Activism:

  • Religious freedom

Details - Background.

Y Yem Hwing is a chief deacon of a church in San A Hamlet, Ea Tul Commune, Cu Mgar District, Daklak Province. He has been very influential in his church and his ethnic community.

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

Arrested October 29, 2012. Sentenced to 8 years in prison under Unknown. Expected Release is October 29, 2020.

October 29, 2012
  • Unknown
8 years in prison
October 29, 2020

The local government arrested him on 10/29/2012 to deprive the community of his leadership in the hope of  eventually dissolving the Church. He is serving an 8-year prison sentence.

Profile last updated: 2020-12-15 02:23:11

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