Police forces in Vietnam regularly commit acts of brutality and have killed detainees in their custody, Human Rights Watch has found. HRW documented police abuse in 44 Vietnamese provinces in a new report, "Public Insecurity: Deaths in Custody and Police Brutality in Vietnam." ...
Who knew a peaceful strike by a group of bus drivers could lead to such a fuss? The bus strike by over 100 SMRT bus drivers from China led to 29 employees being repatriated, and five arrested and charged for their part in the strike. One, Bao Fengshan, pleaded guilty, served six weeks in jail...
Original article in Korean is at this link. A study has found that human rights violations by the police continue to occur with little improvement. On the 22nd Rep. Kim Chung-jo, a Democratic Party member of the National Assembly committee on public administration and security, released statistics of the National Police Agency (경찰청) showing that...
Abdul Quader, student of biochemistry and molecular biology department of Dhaka University, has been finally freed on bail on August 3 after 18 days of detention. During 11 of these days, he was tortured by the police. The charges imposed on Quader by the police include carjacking, robbery and possessing sharp weapons. While the last...
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