Seen in the press
Read our selection of press reports about this country. This is a short description of prison conditions on a national scale. It gives an account of the preceding year’s events.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is dismayed to learn that Do Cong Duong, a jailed independent journalist who had been extremely ill for months, died in detention last week, and calls on the international community to take action to ensure the survival of other journalists held in Vietnam’s prisons.
Lieutenant Colonel Nguyễn Ngọc Bằng, director general of the Department of Criminal Verdict Implementation and Legal Aid, spoke to the newspaper Tuổi trẻ (Youth) about a proposal to allow reformed prisoners to re-unite with their families while serving their sentence.
Le Vietnam serait l’un des pays les plus fermés d’Asie, notamment sur ce qui se passe dans ses prisons. Un rapport d’Amnesty International dénonce des conditions de détention inhumaines : disparitions forcées, tortures, privations de soins médicaux. Les principales victimes sont des prisonniers d’o…