Vietnam has granted amnesty to more than 4,000 prisoners, including one sentenced to five years in jail for a national security-related crime.
Tag - prisoner
mercredi 30 novembre 2016
mardi 12 juillet 2016
Vietnam's prisoners of conscience are routinely tortured, beaten and kept from their families. An Amnesty International has exposed some disturbing aspects to their detainment.
vendredi 28 août 2015
Vietnam has granted amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners to mark the 70th anniversary of its independence from France.
mardi 9 septembre 2014
Vietnamese authorities have vowed to "seriously punish" prisoners caught running Facebook pages using smuggled smartphones and posting photos of them relaxing with captions reading "taking drugs in prison."
vendredi 30 août 2013
President Truong Tan Sang has amnestied 15,446 prisoners, including 16 foreigners, on the occasion of National Day (September 2).
dimanche 22 janvier 2012
Hanoi - A human rights group on Tuesday urged Vietnam to follow Myanmar's example and release its political prisoners.
lundi 5 septembre 2011
Two Vietnamese democracy activists were among more than 10,000 prisoners granted amnesty by Hanoi to mark the communist country's National Day, officials said on Monday.
samedi 4 septembre 2010
HANO — Vietnam's president has ordered more than 17,000 prisoners freed as part of the country's annual National Day amnesty, officials said Saturday.
mercredi 2 septembre 2009
HANOI — Vietnam will release more than 5,000 prisoners as part of an annual prison amnesty, but not a Catholic priest whom U.S. senators have campaigned to have freed, an official said Monday.
mardi 1 septembre 2009
A dissident Catholic priest whose release has been sought by US lawmakers failed to make an amnesty list of more than 5,000 prisoners announced by Vietnam on Monday.