NA discusses citizens' right to silence

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NA discusses citizens' right to silence

VietNamNet Bridge – The National Assembly is now discussing whether or not to include in amendments to the Criminal Procedures Code a person’s right to remain silent when detained in a criminal investigation. Opinions are divided. Thu Van gathers insights on the issue from senior police officers, a lawyer, a prosecutor and a legal representative for a victim of a wrongful conviction case.

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Detainee alleges CIA sexual abuse, torture beyond Senate findings

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Detainee alleges CIA sexual abuse, torture beyond Senate findings

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency used a wider array of sexual abuse and other forms of torture than was disclosed in a Senate report last year, according to a Guantanamo Bay detainee turned government cooperating witness.

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Vietnam's lawmakers divided over the right to silence for crime suspects

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Vietnam's lawmakers divided over the right to silence for crime suspects

Nguyen Thanh Chan (C) has made headlines in Vietnam since April 2014 when he had his name cleared after serving 10 years as part of a life sentence for murder. Photo: Ha An

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Woman, son jailed for drug trafficking

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Woman, son jailed for drug trafficking

A 52-year-old woman and her 23-year-old son were sentenced to 20 years in prison each for drug smuggling by the People's Court of Lai Chau Province yesterday.

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Indonesian woman gets life imprisonment for smuggling drugs

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Indonesian woman gets life imprisonment for smuggling drugs

An Indonesia woman convicted of drug smuggling was sentenced to life imprisonment by the People's Court of Ha Noi this morning.

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Indonesian woman gets life imprisonment for smuggling drugs

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An Indonesia woman convicted of drug smuggling was sentenced to life imprisonment by the People's Court of Hanoi on May 7.

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Indonesian woman gets life imprisonment for smuggling drugs

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An Indonesia woman convicted of drug smuggling was sentenced to life imprisonment by the People's Court of Ha Noi this morning.

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Former policemen jailed for brutality

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Former policemen jailed for brutality

VietNamNet Bridge – The People's Court of central Phu Yen Province on Tuesday, April 14, sentenced five former police officers to a total of 16 years' in jail for brutality.

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Former policemen jailed for brutality

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Former policemen jailed for brutality

The People's Court of central Phu Yen Province yesterday sentenced five former police officers to a total of 16 years' in jail for brutality.

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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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Vietnam moves towards greater rights for crime suspects

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Vietnam moves towards greater rights for crime suspects

Vietnam’s top prosecutor’s office has made draft amendments to criminal justice procedures that give crime suspects more rights during interrogation, including the one to remain silent.

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2 more arrested in Vietnam traffic cops’ bribery case

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Two more suspects people have been taken into custody as police expanded their investigation into a bribery case involved several traffic officers in the central highlands province of Dak Nong.

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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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Author of interrogation memo says CIA maybe went too far

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Author of interrogation memo says CIA maybe went too far

As former Vice President Dick Cheney argued on Sunday that the CIA's aggressive interrogation of terrorism suspects did not amount to torture, the man who provided the legal rationale for the program said that in some cases it had perhaps gone too far.

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Torture, deny, repeat: ‘Enhanced interrogation’ never works, the CIA never learns

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Torture, deny, repeat: ‘Enhanced interrogation’ never works, the CIA never learns

When the United States was attacked on 9/11, every member of the Central Intelligence Agency’s clandestine services had a rule book on the conduct of interrogations. It was clear and concise.

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