Siu Koch

Current Status: Sentenced to prison

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Other Names: Siu Kơch

Date of Birth: 1985

Gender: M

Religion: Christian

Ethnicity: Montagnard (Jrai)

Current Prison: Gia Lai provincial prison

Areas of Activism:

  • Indigenous rights
  • Religious freedom

Details -

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

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

Arrested July, 2009. Sentenced to 9 years in prison under Art. 87 (1999 Code). Expected Release is July, 2018.

July, 2009
  • Art. 87 (1999 Code)
January, 2010
9 years in prison
July, 2018

Siu Kơch is an ethnic Jrai Christian arrested in July 2009. He was sentenced in January 2010 to nine
years’ imprisonment with three years’ house arrest on release under Article 87 (Undermining the unity policy) of the 1999 Penal Code. He is last reported detained at Gia Lai prison camp.

Profile last updated: 2017-12-30 20:37:13

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