Vietnam lawmakers blast resolution with target on suicide in police custody

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Vietnam lawmakers blast resolution with target on suicide in police custody

A draft resolution preventing and fighting wrongful convictions of the Vietnamese lawmaking National Assembly has met with objections from local lawmakers as it includes a target to reduce the number of suicide in police custody cases, among other controversial norms.

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Two in Ho Chi Minh City police detention after snatching cellphone from foreigner

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Two in Ho Chi Minh City police detention after snatching cellphone from foreigner

Two street robbers have been captured for snatching a cellphone from an American tourist in Ho Chi Minh City, following a chase in which police kicked at their motorbike.

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Militants in Malaysia planned raids for guns, attacks in capital: police

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Militants in Malaysia planned raids for guns, attacks in capital: police

Suspected militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) had planned to raid Malaysian army camps and police stations to seize weapons and to attack "strategic locations" in the capital, Malaysia's police chief said on Tuesday.

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Malaysia passes terrorism law, raising rights fears

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Malaysia's parliament passed today a tough anti-terrorism law meant to nip emerging signs of Islamic militancy in the bud, but which opponents denounced as a harsh blow for civil rights.

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Vietnam lawmakers suggest separating detention facilities from police

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Vietnam lawmakers suggest separating detention facilities from police

Vietnamese lawmakers debated Thursday last week the separation of detention houses from the management of police at the province and district levels to prevent abuse, torture, and coerced confessions.

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Another Khmer Rouge cadre charged with crimes against humanity

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Another Khmer Rouge cadre charged with crimes against humanity

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) charged another former Khmer Rouge cadre with crimes against humanity on March 27 .

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Mother of captured Ukraine pilot lobbies Germany to help free daughter

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Mother of captured Ukraine pilot lobbies Germany to help free daughter

The mother of captured Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko sought German support on Monday in her campaign to pressure Russian President Vladimir Putin into ordering the release of her daughter who has become a national hero in Ukraine.

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Senegal jails ex-president's son for 6 years for corruption

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A special court in Senegal sentenced the son of former President Abdoulaye Wade to six years in prison for corruption on Monday and ordered him to pay a 138 billion CFA franc ($228 million) fine, dashing his hopes of competing in elections due in 2017.

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Hanoi sees drop in drug addicts

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Hanoi has so far this year recorded nearly 16,000 drug addicts, 1,565 fewer than the number documented by the end of 2014, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

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Suspects in Nemtsov killing probably tortured - Russian rights activist

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Suspects in Nemtsov killing probably tortured - Russian rights activist

MOSCOW - Three suspects in the killing of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov have probably been tortured while in detention, a member of the Kremlin's advisory council on human rights said on Wednesday.

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Korean Air flight attendant in 'nut rage' case sues chairman's daughter

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Korean Air flight attendant in 'nut rage' case sues chairman's daughter

A flight attendant at the center of a "nut rage" case that resulted in the daughter of the Korean Air Lines chairman being sentenced to jail has filed a civil lawsuit against her in New York, the attendant's lawyers have said.

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Crime probes must avoid errors: NA

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Crime probes must avoid errors: NA

VietNamNet Bridge – The National Assembly Standing Committee on Friday, Feb 27, discussed the draft Law on Criminal Investigations.

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Vietnam’s lawmakers debate protection of human rights of people in detention

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Vietnam’s lawmakers debate protection of human rights of people in detention

Vietnam’s legislators emphasized the need to ensure human rights for those under temporary detention or arrest at their meeting on Friday, the last working day of the 35th session of the National Assembly (NA)’s Standing Committee.

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Crime probes must avoid errors: NA

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The National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday discussed the draft Law on Criminal Investigations.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 28

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 28

Tuoi Tre News briefs you on some of the leading stories published today, February 28, in Vietnamese media.

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