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Thursday, October 6, 2022
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Presidents decision on amnesty in 2022 announced President’s decision on amnesty in 2022 announced
The President’s decision on amnesty in 2022 was announced at a press conference jointly held by the Presidential Office, the Ministry of Public Security, the Supreme People’s Court and the Foreign Ministry on August 31.
The 2022 Amnesty Decision announced The 2022 Amnesty Decision announced
The President Office announced the 2022 Amnesty Decision in a press conference on July 4.
Procedural law in Vietnam during the 15th and 19th centuries - historical and contemporary values Procedural law in Vietnam during the 15th and 19th centuries - historical and contemporary values
The procedural law and regulations in Vietnam during the 15th and 19 centuries were prescribed fairly comprehensively and specifically in “Quoc Trieu Hinh Luat” (the National Criminal Code) of the late Le dynasty and “Hoang Viet Luat Le” (the Royal Laws and Regulations of Vietnam) under the Nguyen dynasty. They were also codified into “Quoc Trieu Kham Tung Dieu Le” (the National Procedural Regulations of Royal Dynasties), which was really a distinctive legal phenomenon of the Vietnamese feudal laws.
PM chairs Government meeting on law building PM chairs Government meeting on law building
Law building should keep up with the reality and deal with emerging issues, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said at a Cabinet meeting on law building in Hanoi on March 4.
Work and training release program for inmates to be piloted Work and training release program for inmates to be piloted
Inmates satisfying certain conditions may participate in a work and training release program which would be applied on a pilot basis once it is approved by the National Assembly.
President reduces death penalties to life sentences for four prisoners President reduces death penalties to life sentences for four prisoners
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 28 decided to reduce death penalties to life sentences for four prisoners, on the occasion of the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Improving the execution of life imprisonment sentences in the context of judicial reform in Vietnam Improving the execution of life imprisonment sentences in the context of judicial reform in Vietnam
The Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments was passed in 2019 by the National Assembly[1], significantly contributing to the institutionalization of the Party’s guidelines and the State’s humanitarian policy toward convicts and inmates. Since then, the execution of criminal judgments has recorded notable progresses; security and safety of detention and custody facilities have been better guaranteed; and the correctional education of prisoners has become more effective, thus facilitating the exercise of their human rights.
The vulnerables rights protected by Vietnams feudal law The vulnerable’s rights protected by Vietnam’s feudal law
In Vietnam’s feudal regime, the vulnerable included women, the elderly, children, persons with disabilities, widows, widowers, the lonely, ethnic minorities, persons with nobody to rely on, prisoners and, in a broader sense, people in general as commoners in relation to the state. The feudal states paid attention to these disadvantaged groups and protected their legitimate rights and interests. The human rights then were understood in a narrow sense as legitimate needs and interests of people, which were recognized and protected to a certain extent by law.
Fighting wildlife-related corruption through international cooperation: Analysis and recommendations to improve compatibility between Vietnams law and the UNCAC Fighting wildlife-related corruption through international cooperation: Analysis and recommendations to improve compatibility between Vietnam’s law and the UNCAC
International cooperation has been recognized as a key in the fight against corruption in general and corruption relating to wildlife crime in particular. In order to create a legal basis for international anti-corruption efforts, the United Nations adopted the Convention against Corruption on October 31, 2003. Vietnam became an official State Party to the Convention on August 19, 2009. This article analyzes the Convention’s provisions and Vietnam’s regulations on international cooperation in the fight against corruption, especially those concerning the wildlife, and puts forward some recommendations for making them more compatible with the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
Amnesty - special humanitarian decision of significant meaning Amnesty - special humanitarian decision of significant meaning
Amnesty is a major policy of the Party and State, manifesting the fine tradition of the nation in strictly handling of those who violate the law while giving clemency and humanitarian treatment to prisoners who really rehabilitate themselves and wish to return to society as an useful citizen, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh, head of the Advisory Council on Amnesty 2021 wrote in his recent article on the occasion of the President signing a decision to grant amnesty to 3,035 prisoners.

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