Current Status: Likely released - at risk
Other Names: Ama Yon
Date of Birth: 1975
Ethnicity: Montagnard (Jrai)
Last Known Prison: Gia Lai provincial prison
Areas of Activism:
- Indigenous rights
- Religious freedom
Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:
- Former Political Prisoner
Arrested March, 2009. Sentenced to 12 years in prison under Art. 87 (1999 Code). Expected Release is March, 2021.
- Art. 87 (1999 Code)
Siu Ben, also known as Ama Yon, is an ethnic Jrai Christian arrested in March 2009 for demanding religious and indigenous rights. He was sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment in July 2009 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: 2021-04-10 16:42:16