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Friday, August 12, 2022
Tags: human rights
Securing the right to freedom from arbitrary arrest and detention under Vietnamese criminal procedure law Securing the right to freedom from arbitrary arrest and detention under Vietnamese criminal procedure law
As recommended by the International Human Rights Committee, member states should clearly specify the time limit for temporary holding in custody or detention of persons arrested in criminal proceedings. At the same time, when exercising the right to detain or arrest people for custody or temporary detention as preventive measures, competent agencies must secure the rights of the accused and defendants in accordance with law, including the right to have access to legal aid; right to be informed; and right to obtain court rulings on whether the custody or temporary detention is lawful or unlawful.
ASEAN working to promote human rights ASEAN working to promote human rights
A Vietnamese delegation led by Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son attended a dialogue between ASEAN FMs and representatives of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) in Cambodia on August 2.
Vietnam to attend 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Cambodia on August 2-6 Vietnam to attend 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Cambodia on August 2-6
At the invitation of the Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son will lead a Vietnamese delegation at the 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-55) held in Phnom Penh from August 2-6.
Top legislators of Vietnam Mexico hold online talks Top legislators of Vietnam, Mexico hold online talks
Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue affirmed Vietnam’s wish to enhance traditional ties with Mexico during virtual talks with President of the Mexican Senate Olga Sanchez Cordero on July 18.
UN Human Rights Council adopts Vietnam-initiated resolution on human rights climate change UN Human Rights Council adopts Vietnam-initiated resolution on human rights, climate change
A resolution on human rights and climate change drafted by Vietnam in coordination with Bangladesh and the Philippines has been adopted at the 50th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Public security judicial sectors ideas collected to build rule-of-law socialist state Public security, judicial sectors’ ideas collected to build rule-of-law socialist state
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with the Central Public Security Party Committee and the Party Civil Affairs Committee of the Ministry of Justice on July 7 to collect ideas to complete a draft strategy on building and perfecting a rule-of-law socialist state until 2030 with a vision to 2045.
Realizing freedom of association under Vietnams legislation Realizing freedom of association under Vietnam’s legislation
The 2019 Labor Code, effective as of January 1, 2021, lays a foundation for development and implementation of the country’s industrial relations system, which is more consistent with the principles of the market economy and serves the country’s integration and strong development. The Code touches upon key principles for freedom of association and independent workers’ representative organizations, but there is an increasing concern that would not suffice, especially, in the context of Vietnam. This article examines key challenges to freedom of association in the country and explore future perspectives of the right to association.
Vietnam shares efforts on human rights Vietnam shares efforts on human rights
Vietnam took part in several activities held at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 28 to share its efforts, achievements and commitment to human rights in responding to climate change, preserving national identity, and ensuring the freedom of religion and belief.
Empowering women essential in post-COVID world: Vice President Empowering women essential in post-COVID world: Vice President
Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan has put forward solutions to fully tap the potential and role of women in making policies on socio-economic recovery and development in her remarks at the 2022 Global Summit of Women in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 23.
Lawmakers adopt several laws resolutions on June 14 Lawmakers adopt several laws, resolutions on June 14
With 454 votes in favor, or 91.16 percent, legislators on June 14 adopted the Mobile Police Law as part of their ongoing third session.

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