Woman jailed for abusing rights to freedom, democracy Society

Woman jailed for abusing rights to freedom, democracy

The Hanoi People’s Court has sentenced a woman to 21 months in prison for “abusing the rights to freedom and democracy to violate interests of the State, rights and legitimate interests of organisations and individuals.”
Khanh Hoa: Man imprisoned for anti-State activities Society

Khanh Hoa: Man imprisoned for anti-State activities

The People's Court in the central province of Khanh Hoa on November 15 sentenced Nguyen Tri Gioan, born in 1979, to seven years in prison on the charge of “making, storing, distributing and disseminating information, documents and items aimed at sabotaging the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Clause 1 of Article 117 in the 2015 Penal Code.
Police agency proposes prosecuting Binh Duong province’s ex-leader Society

Police agency proposes prosecuting Binh Duong province’s ex-leader

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security has proposed the prosecution against former Secretary of the Party Committee of the southern province of Binh Duong Tran Van Nam for the charge of "violating regulations on the management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness” under Article 219 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Police take legal action against ex-leader of Binh Duong Society

Police take legal action against ex-leader of Binh Duong

The investigation police agency under the Ministry of Public Security on July 27 decided to take legal action against Tran Van Nam, former Secretary of the Party Committee and former Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of southern Binh Duong province, for his wrongdoings.
Hanoi woman sentenced to jail for anti-State activities Society

Hanoi woman sentenced to jail for anti-State activities

A woman in Hanoi has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for the charge of “taking advantage of the rights to freedom and democracy to infringe upon State interests, legitimate rights and interests of organisations and individuals” in accordance with Article 331 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Hanoi hands down five-year imprisonment to anti-State Facebooker Society

Hanoi hands down five-year imprisonment to anti-State Facebooker

The Hanoi People’s Court on July 20 opened the first-instance trial involving Tran Hoang Minh, 31, residing in Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi on charge of “taking advantage of the rights to freedom and democracy to infringe upon State interests, legitimate rights and interests of organisations and individuals” in accordance with Article 331 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Man jailed for abusing freedom, democracy rights Politics

Man jailed for abusing freedom, democracy rights

The People’s Court of Tan Phu district in Ho Chi Minh City on April 15 handed down a jail term of four and a half years to a former city official for “abusing the rights to freedom and democracy to violate the interests of the State, and the rights and legitimate interests of organisations and individuals” under Article 331 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Ex-leaders of State-owned steel firms stand trial Society

Ex-leaders of State-owned steel firms stand trial

Nineteen former executives and officials of the Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel JSC (TISCO) and the Vietnam Steel Corporation (VNS) were brought to trial in Hanoi on April 12 for their involvement in wrongdoings at TISCO.
Dak Lak: Anti-state activist gets imprisonment sentence Society

Dak Lak: Anti-state activist gets imprisonment sentence

The People’s Court of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on March 19 sentenced Tran Nguyen Chuan to six years and six months in prison for the charge of “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration” under Article 109 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Jailed business tycoon Phan Van Anh Vu faces bribery charge Society

Jailed business tycoon Phan Van Anh Vu faces bribery charge

The Investigation Police Agency at the Ministry of Public Security has officially launched legal proceedings into a case of “giving bribes” and “brokering bribery” in Hanoi and against Phan Van Anh Vu, a former real estate mogul, for “giving bribes”, under Article 364 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Dong Tam case: Five defendants ask for clemency Society

Dong Tam case: Five defendants ask for clemency

Five people convicted in a case of disturbance that saw three police officers burnt to death in Dong Tam commune, Hanoi’s outskirt district of My Duc lodged appeals to the People’s Court of Hanoi, asking for clemency and penalty reduction.