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Ro Mah Pro

Ro Mah Pro (64), was arrested in August 2010. He is a Hmong Christian from the Gia Lai province. He was charged under Article 87 for ‘undermining the unity policy’ of the 1999 Penal Code, and sentenced to nine years imprisonment, with three years’ house arrest on release. Court date unknown.

Siu Ben

Siu Ben (43), (also known as Ama Yon) is a Hmong Christian. He was arrested in March 2009, and 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. Siu is due to be released March 2021.

A. Quyn

A Quyn, a Hmong Christian from the Dak Ha District, Kontum Province, was arrested on November 18, 2013. He has been sentenced to nine and a half years imprisonment, under Article 87, for practising his faith without government permission. Since his arrest, local government authorities have harassed his family and brutally tortured him.  He is currently imprisoned in Nam Ha Prison, Ha Nam Province, Vietnam

A. Tach

A. Tach is a Hmong Christian from the Kon Tum Province. He was arrested in April 2012 for exercising his right to freedom of religious expression. He was tried in May 2013 and sentenced to 11 years imprisonment, under Article 87 of the 1999 Penal Code, for ‘undermining the unity policy’. He is last reported detained in Gia Lai Province.

Byuk

Byuk is a Hmong Christian. He was born in 1945. He was arrested in May 2012, and sentenced in 2013 to eight years imprisonment under Article 87 for ‘undermining the unity policy’ of the 1999 Penal Code. He is reportedly detained in Mang Yang Prison Camp, Gia Lai Province.

Siu Koch

Siu Koch (33), is a Hmong Christian. He was arrested in July 2009, and sentenced in January 2010 to nine years imprisonment, with three years house arrest on release, under Article 87 for ‘undermining the unity policy’, of the 1999 Penal Code. He is last reported detained at Gia Lai Prison Camp. He is due to be released in July 2018

Siu Nheo

Siu Nheo, (63), is a Hmong Christian. He was arrested in August 2010, and tried in April 2011. He was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, with three years house arrest on release. He was convicted under Article 87 of the 1999 Penal Code, for ‘undermining the unity policy’. He was last reported detained at Gia Lai Prison Camp, and is due to be released in August 2020.

Jonh

Jonh (66) is a Hmong Christian. He was arrested in May 2012, and sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment in May 2013. He was convicted under Article 87 of the 1999 Penal Code for ‘undermining the unity policy’. Jonh was last reported detained in Gia Lai province.

Kpuil Mel

Kpuil Mel is a Hmong Christian. He was arrested in November 2011. He was tried in June 2012 and sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment under Article 87 of the 1999 Penal Code for ‘undermining the unity policy’. Kpuil was last reported detained at Gia Lai prison camp.

Siu Thai

Siu Thai, (40), is a Hmong Christian. He was arrested in April 2011 and sentenced in December 2011 to 10 years’ imprisonment, under Article 87 of the 1999 Penal Code, for ‘undermining the unity policy’. He was last reported detained in Gia Lai Province. He is due to be released in April 2021.

Chi

Chi, (34), is a Hmong Christian. He was arrested in September 2012 and tried in November 2013. Chi was sentenced to eight years imprisonment under Article 87 of the 1999 Penal Code, for ‘undermining the unity policy’. He was last reported detained at Gia Lai provincial prison, and is due to be released in 2020.

Rah Lan Blom 

Rah Lan Blom, born 1976, is a Hmong Christian from Ploi Kuao village in Gia Lai province. He was arrested in August 2010 and sentenced in April 2011 to nine years’ imprisonment with three years’ house arrest on release. He is last reported detained at An Phuoc prison camp, Bình Duong province. Release due August 2019.

Rah Lan Mlih Kuao

Rah Lan Mlih (52), is a Hmong Christian from the village of Ploi Phun in Gia Lai province. He was arrested in August 2010 and sentenced in April 2011 to nine years’ imprisonment with three years’ house arrest on release. He was convicted under Article 87 of the 1999 Penal Code, for  ‘undermining the unity policy’.  He is last reported detained in Gia Lai province. 

Siu Brom 

Siu Brơm (51), is a Hmong Christian from Ploi Ngol Grong village in Gia Lai province. He was arrested in August 2010 and tried in April 2011. He was convicted under Article 87 of ‘Undermining the unity policy’ of the 1999 Penal Code and sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment with three years’ house arrest on release. He was last reported detained in Gia Lai province. Release due August 2020.

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