Society

Clemency granted to prisoners on Reunification Day

As many as 177 prisoners in Hanoi will enjoy clemency or be released before their sentence is complete ahead of the 40 th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification and May Day, the city’s authorities announced on April 27.
Society

More prisoners released for National Day

Nearly 800 prisoners in northern Lai Chau, central Phu Yen and southern Tay Ninh provinces have been granted clemency on the occasion of the National Day (September 2).
Thai Senate speaker rejects amnesty bill World

Thai Senate speaker rejects amnesty bill

Thailand’s Senate will reject a proposed amnesty law for political offences when it reaches the Upper House next week, the Bangkok Post quoted Senate Speaker Nikom Wairatpanich as saying during a press briefing on November 5.
Society

Nghi Phuong incident from the angle of faith and truth

The rice is ripening on paddy fields and the church bell jingles every day in Nghi Phuong commune, Nghi Loc district, the central province of Nghe An. However, the local peaceful life was suddenly disturbed by extreme parishioners.

The incident began on May 22 when priest Dang Huu Nam in charge of Binh Thuan parish, Nghi Thuan commune, gathered hundreds of Catholic parishioners from different localities at Trai Gao church to pray for eight persons who were about to stand trial at an appeal court held by the Supreme People’s Court in Vinh city on May 23 on the charge of conducting subversive activities.
Deputy PM urges transparency in amnesty granting Society

Deputy PM urges transparency in amnesty granting

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has required the Central Amnesty Advisory Council to check and approve the list of amnesty cases in an open, transparent and careful manner in accordance with the law.
Society

Anti-State agitator gets sentence reduced

The Appeal Court of the Supreme People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on August 14 commuted the prison sentence for a defendant convicted of “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.”
Society

Anti-State campaigner gets sentence reduced

The Court of Appeals at the Ho Chi Minh City Chamber of the Supreme People’s Court on May 13 commuted Lo Thanh Thao’s prison sentence from three and a half years to two years.
Society

Prisoners given clemency on Reunification Day

A number of localities nationwide have granted an amnesty for prisoners on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of Liberation of Southern Vietnam and National Reunification Day (April 30).
Prisoners given clemency on Reunification Day Society

Prisoners given clemency on Reunification Day

As many as 211 prisoners in Hanoi were granted clemency on the occasion of the upcoming anniversary of the Liberation of Southern Vietnam and National Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day.
Society

Anti-State agitator imprisoned for three years

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on April 17 sentenced Pham Nguyen Thanh Binh, a resident in the city, to three years in prison and another three years of probation on the charge of “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam”.
Reactionary expelled from Vietnam Politics

Reactionary expelled from Vietnam

Vietnamese legal agencies on January 30 decided to expel Nguyen Quoc Quan from the country, realising the Vietnamese State’s humanity policy.
Society

The truth about Nguyen Phuong Uyen case

Over the past days, some foreign websites and newspapers have run distorted stories about the case of Nguyen Phuong Uyen, a third-year student at HCM City’s Food Industry University, who was arrested by the security force. To help the public have the correct insight into the nature of the case, the Vietnam News Agency provides the following information.