Rah Lan Mlih

Current Status: Released - at risk

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Date of Birth: 1966

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard (Jrai)

Last Known Prison: Gia Lai provincial prison

Areas of Activism:

  • Indigenous rights
  • Religious freedom

Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:

  • Former Political Prisoner

Details -

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

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

Arrested August, 2010. Sentenced to 9 years in prison under Art. 87 (1999 Code). Released October, 2018.

August, 2010
  • Art. 87 (1999 Code)
April, 2011
9 years in prison
August, 2019
October, 2018

Rah Lan Mlih is an ethnic Jrai Christian from the village of Ploi Phun in Gia Lai province. For demanding
religious and indigenous rights, he was arrested in August 2010 and sentenced in April 2011 to nine years’ imprisonment with three years’ house arrest on release. He was convicted under Article 87 (Undermining the unity policy) of the 1999 Penal Code. He is last reported detained in Gia Lai province.

Profile last updated: 2020-08-07 18:52:27

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