Commentary

Commentary

Former prisonner of conscience Dang Xuan Dieu’s speech at the 9th Geneva Summit

Dang Xuan Dieu

In every prison and at every stage of this ordeal, I faced different levels of harassment, all of which were arbitrary interpretations of the law. The law was just on paper — treatment of prisoners have been in accordance with the past practices despite changes in the law. Even Article 1 of our penal law opens the opportunity for human rights (...) (23/02/2017)


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