Lawmakers emphasise human right protection for those under temporary detention

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Lawmakers emphasise human right protection for those under temporary detention

Lawmakers underlined the need to ensure human rights for those under temporary detention or arrest at a debate on the draft law on temporary detention and arrest on February 27, the last working day of the 35 th session of the National Assembly Standing Committee.

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Venezuela arrests opposition mayor accused of coup plot

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Venezuela arrests opposition mayor accused of coup plot

CARACAS, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Venezuelan arrested opposition leader and Caracas metropolitan mayor Antonio Ledezma on Thursday in a move the government said was needed to halt a U.S.-backed coup plot but foes decried as tyranny.

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Australian held at Guantanamo says he was tortured for five years

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Australian held at Guantanamo says he was tortured for five years

An Australian former Guantanamo Bay detainee said on Thursday after a U.S. military appeals court threw out his conviction on a terrorism charge that he wants his government to pay for treatment of ailments resulting from torture.

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Jackie Chan's son released after Beijing marijuana sentence

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The son of actor Jackie Chan has been released from a Beijing jail after completing a six-month sentence for allowing people to use marijuana in his apartment, amid a crackdown on illegal narcotics in the Chinese capital.

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Vietnam releases blogger arrested late last year as investigation continues

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Vietnam releases blogger arrested late last year as investigation continues

Vietnamese police have released a well-known blogger they arrested last year.

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Ha Noi releases inmates as part of holiday clemency

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The Ha Noi City Council for Consideration of Prison Term Reduction and Prison Release announced the premature release of 350 inmates from some of the city's detention centres yesterday.

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Ahead of Tet, Ha Noi releases 305 inmates early

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Ahead of Tet, Ha Noi releases 305 inmates early

The Ha Noi City Council for Consideration of Prison Term Reduction and Prison Release announced the premature release of 350 inmates from some of the city's detention centres on Tuesday.

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China detains Canadian on suspicion of stealing state secrets

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China detains Canadian on suspicion of stealing state secrets

China has detained a Canadian man on suspicion of stealing and prying into state secrets but released his wife, also a Canadian, from custody on bail after holding the couple without charge for months, China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

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Two Al Jazeera prisoners at forefront of Greste's mind - family

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Two Al Jazeera prisoners at forefront of Greste's mind - family

The relief that Australian journalist Peter Greste feels at being freed from prison in Egypt is restrained by concern for his two colleagues who remain in detention, his family said on Monday.

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Vietnamese man compensated for wrong murder charge in 8-year legal fight

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Vietnamese man compensated for wrong murder charge in 8-year legal fight

Ho Chi Minh City prosecutors on Monday agreed to pay a man they wrongfully charged of murder VND296 million, a compensation he had been fighting for the past eight years.

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CIA says its inspector general is resigning at end of month

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CIA says its inspector general is resigning at end of month

CIA inspector general David Buckley, who investigated a dispute between the agency and Congress over the handling of records of the CIA's detention and interrogation activities, is resigning effective Jan. 31, the CIA said on Monday.

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Protesters, police clash after Washington criticizes Bahrain arrest

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Protesters clash with police near Bahrain's capitol one day after the nation's main ally, Washington, criticizes the government's detention of a leading opposition figure.

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Korean air boss's daughter detained in 'nut rage' case

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Korean air boss's daughter detained in 'nut rage' case

SEOUL - The daughter of the chairman of Korean Air Lines, whose outburst over the way she was served nuts in first class prompted widespread outrage and ridicule, was in custody on Wednesday facing charges of violating aviation safety.

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Korea 'nut rage' woman detained

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A court orders the detention of a former Korean Air executive who quit her job after an outburst over the way she was served nuts on a flight.

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Long-jailed China dissident to sue over detention

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Long-jailed China dissident to sue over detention

A dissident who had been one of China's longest-serving political prisoners until his release this month will sue the government for illegally detaining him and is suffering severe mental problems, his wife and son said on Thursday.

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