Former reporter jailed for abusing right to democracy, freedom Society

Former reporter jailed for abusing right to democracy, freedom

The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City sentenced former reporter Nguyen Hoai Nam to three years and six months in prison on April 5 for “abusing the rights to democracy and freedom to infringe upon the interests of the State, and the lawful rights and interests of organizations and/or individuals" under Article 331 of the Criminal Code.
Woman sentenced to nine years in jail for anti-State activities  Society

Woman sentenced to nine years in jail for anti-State activities

The Hanoi People’s Court sencented Pham Thi Doan Trang, 43, residing in the capital city's Dong Da district to nine years in prison for the charge of “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” in accordance with Article 88 of the 1999 Criminal Code.
Woman in An Giang prosecuted for anti-State activities Society

Woman in An Giang prosecuted for anti-State activities

A woman in the southern province of An Giang was arrested and prosecuted by local police on September 10 for “conducting activities to overthrow the people’s administration” in accordance with clause 2, Article 109 of the Criminal Code 2015.
Proceedings against former Binh Duong leaders launched Society

Proceedings against former Binh Duong leaders launched

The Ministry of Public Security’s investigation police have launched proceedings against former Chairman of the southern Binh Duong provincial People’s Committee Tran Thanh Liem and five other people for their violations in regulations on the use and management of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness at Binh Duong Production – Export-Import One Member Co.Ltd (Corporation 3/2).
Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee prosecuted and detained Society

Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee prosecuted and detained

The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Security Agency on August 28 decided to detain for four months and launch criminal proceedings against Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on charges of “appropriating State secret documents” in line with Article 337 of the Criminal Code 2015.
Taiwanese man prosecuted for drug trafficking Society

Taiwanese man prosecuted for drug trafficking

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Procuracy on May 27 issued a decision for the prosecution of a Taiwanese national for “trafficking drugs”, in line with Article 250 of the 2015 Criminal Code.
Can Tho: Facebooker jailed for 18 months for anti-State posts Society

Can Tho: Facebooker jailed for 18 months for anti-State posts

A Facebooker in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has been sentenced to 18 months in prison 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 Criminal Code.
MobiFone-AVG deal goes to court Society

MobiFone-AVG deal goes to court

The Hanoi People’s Court on December 16 opened the first instance trial of the case of telecom giant MobiFone’s purchase of 95 percent of Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).
Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail Society

Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail

The People’s Court in Ninh Kieu district of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has sentenced Pham Xuan Hao to 12 months in jail for “abusing democratic freedom to infringe upon the interests of the State, lawful rights and interests of organizations and/or citizens” under Clause 1, Article 331 of the Criminal Code 2015.
Man receives five years in prison for anti-State propaganda Society

Man receives five years in prison for anti-State propaganda

The People’s Court of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has sentenced Nguyen Van Cong Em to five years in jail for “making, storing, spreading information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the State of Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Article 117 of the 2015 Criminal Code.
Man prosecuted for crafting large amount of ivory products Society

Man prosecuted for crafting large amount of ivory products

The People’s Procuracy of Hanoi city has completed the indictment to prosecute Nguyen Huu Tien, born in 1983, residing in Thuong Tin district, for the charge of violating regulations on the protection of endangered and rare animals under Article 244 the Criminal Code 2015.
Cambodian opposition leader released on bail World

Cambodian opposition leader released on bail

Leader of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha was released on September 10 but immediately put under house arrest to serve investigation of his alleged crimes, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court said the same day.