Current Status: Likely released - at risk
Other Names: A Tách, Bă Hlôl
Date of Birth: 1959
Last Known Prison: Prison No. 5, Thanh Hoa province
Areas of Activism:
- Freedom of expression
- Religious freedom
Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:
- Former Political Prisoner
Details - Background, History of Activism.
A Tách, also known as Bă Hlôl, is Catholic Preacher and activist from Kon Tum province.
A Catholic preacher, he and many Christians in his village (where he was preaching) protested against the local
government for its intervention jn the Church’s affairs.
Arrested October 11, 2012. Sentenced to 11 years in prison under Art. 87 (1999 Code). Expected Release is October 11, 2023.
- Art. 87 (1999 Code)
A Tach was arrested on October 11, 2012, as the government fear his activism would get out of control He was tried in May 2013 under Article 87 (Undermining the unity policy) of the 1999 Penal Code by Gia Lai Provincial People’s Court and sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment. He is last reported detained in Prison No. 5, Thanh Hoa province.
Profile last updated: 2023-11-09 18:25:42