A Hyum

Current Status: Likely released - at risk

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Other Names: Bã Kôl

Date of Birth: 1940

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard

Last Known Prison: Mang Yang prison camp, Gia Lai province

Areas of Activism:

  • Religious freedom

Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:

  • Former Political Prisoner

Details - Background.

A Hyum also known as Bã Kôl is an ethnic Montagnard Christian and religious activist from Kon Tum province.

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

Arrested April, 2012. Sentenced to 8 years in prison under Art. 87 (1999 Code). Expected Release is April, 2020.

April, 2012
  • Art. 87 (1999 Code)
May, 2013
8 years in prison
April, 2020

A Hyum was arrested in April 2012. He was tried in May 2013 by Gia Lai Provincial People’s Court under Article 87 (Undermining the unity policy) of the 1999 Penal Code. He was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment. He is reportedly detained at Măng Yang prison camp in Gia Lai province.

Profile last updated: 2021-04-10 16:39:10

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