Profile

Ro Mah Klit

Current Status: Likely released - at risk

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Date of Birth: 1946

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard (Jrai)

Areas of Activism:

  • Indigenous rights
  • Religious freedom

Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:

  • Former Political Prisoner

Sentenced to 8 years in prison under Art. 87 (1999 Code). Expected Release is August, 2018.

  • Art. 87 (1999 Code)
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April, 2011
8 years in prison
August, 2018
Details of Imprisonment

Ro Mah Klit is an ethnic Jrai Christian. He was arrested in August 2010 for demanding religious and indigenous rights and tried in April 2011 under Article 87 (Undermining the unity policy) of the 1999 Penal Code. He was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment with three years’ house arrest on release. He is reported detained in Gia Lai province.

He was due for release from prison in August 2018. The 88 Project has been unable to verify his release, and thus, we have listed him as "likely released - at risk." We acknowledge that he may still be imprisoned, and if he was released, he may still be at risk of harassment or even re-arrest.

April, 2011: trial

April, 2011
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Details of Imprisonment

Ro Mah Klit is an ethnic Jrai Christian. He was arrested in August 2010 for demanding religious and indigenous rights and tried in April 2011 under Article 87 (Undermining the unity policy) of the 1999 Penal Code. He was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment with three years’ house arrest on release. He is reported detained in Gia Lai province.

He was due for release from prison in August 2018. The 88 Project has been unable to verify his release, and thus, we have listed him as "likely released - at risk." We acknowledge that he may still be imprisoned, and if he was released, he may still be at risk of harassment or even re-arrest.

Profile last updated: 2024-06-13 20:34:03

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