Hmong are originally from China but during the 18th century began migrating to the rugged uplands of northern Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and the eastern parts of Myanmar. Photo: HandoutHmong are originally from China but during the 18th century began migrating to the rugged uplands of northern Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and the eastern parts of Myanmar. Photo: Handout
Hmong are originally from China but during the 18th century began migrating to the rugged uplands of northern Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and the eastern parts of Myanmar. Photo: Handout

Vietnam’s Hmong Christians are persecuted for their beliefs. Why does their faith make the government so uneasy?

  • There are an estimated 300,000 Hmong Christians living in Vietnam
  • The government sees their belief in Jesus Christ as the messiah as a possible touchstone for separatists

Topic |   Religion
Hmong are originally from China but during the 18th century began migrating to the rugged uplands of northern Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and the eastern parts of Myanmar. Photo: HandoutHmong are originally from China but during the 18th century began migrating to the rugged uplands of northern Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and the eastern parts of Myanmar. Photo: Handout
Hmong are originally from China but during the 18th century began migrating to the rugged uplands of northern Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and the eastern parts of Myanmar. Photo: Handout
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