Current Status: Likely released - at risk
Other Names: Ba Num
Date of Birth: 1959
Ethnicity: Montagnard (Ba Na)
Last Known Prison: Prison No. 3, Phu Xuan 4, Phu Luong District, Thai Nguyen province
Areas of Activism:
- Religious freedom
Highlighted Human Rights Concerns:
- Former Political Prisoner
Details - Background, History of Activism.
Nuh (Ba Num) is from Glar village, Dak Doa District, Gia Lai Province.
In 2001, he joined the other Ba Na members of this church to protest the government’s disregard for religious freedom. In reprisal, the police beat the demonstrators brutally. A number of them were injured or even died, and many were arrested.
BPSOS, Religious Prisoners in Vietnam, May 10, 2017 (PDF)
Arrested 2004. Sentenced to 12 years in prison under Unknown. Expected Release is 2018.
His religious activitiesresulted in his arrest in 2004. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison. He is currently in Prison #3, Phu Xuan 4, Co Lung Commune, Phu Luong District, Thai Nguyen Province.
He was due for release from prison in 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 rearrest.
Profile last updated: 2020-08-07 17:32:12