Kpuil Mel

Current Status: Likely released - at risk

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Date of Birth:

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard

Last Known Prison: Gia Lai provincial prison

Areas of Activism:

  • Religious freedom

Details -

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

Arrested November, 2011. Sentenced to 9 years in prison under Art. 87 (1999 Code). Expected Release is November, 2020.

November, 2011
  • Art. 87 (1999 Code)
June, 2012
9 years in prison
November, 2020

Kpuil Mel is an ethnic Montagnard Christian arrested in November 2011. He was tried in June 2012 and sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment under Article 87 (Undermining the unity policy) of the 1999 Penal Code. He was last reported detained at Gia Lai prison camp.

Profile last updated: 2020-12-15 02:22:59

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