Dinh Ku

Current Status: Likely released - at risk

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Date of Birth: 1972

Gender: M

Religion: Christian (Catholic)

Ethnicity: Montagnard

Last Known Prison: Prison No. 5, Thanh Hoa province

Areas of Activism:

  • Religious freedom

Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:

  • Former Political Prisoner

Details - Background, History of Activism.

Dinh Ku is a Catholic Montagnard from Kuk Kon Hamlet, An Thanh Commune, Dak Po District, Gia Lai Province.

A devout Catholic, he stood up and protested against the Gia Lai authorities’ policy of suppressing religious freedom.

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

Arrested April 26, 2016. Sentenced to 7 years in prison under Art. 87 (1999 Code). Expected Release is April 26, 2023.

April 26, 2016
  • Art. 87 (1999 Code)
7 years in prison
April 26, 2023

He was arrested on April 26, 2016 and sentenced to 7 years in prison pursuant to Article 87, undermining national
unity, in a case involving 4 other Montagnard Christians. He is currently detained in Prison #5, Yen Dinh District, Thanh Hoa Province.

Profile last updated: 2023-10-04 22:32:40

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