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Police brutality pervasive in Vietnam, says HRW

By Wed, Sep 17, 2014 6:31PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

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." ...

Singapore bus strike: Who are the police investigating here?

By Thu, Feb 07, 2013 8:43PM UTC 9 Comments Singapore bus strike: Who are the police investigating here?

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...

Human rights report criticizes SKorean police

By Thu, Sep 22, 2011 10:20AM UTC Comments Off

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...

Bangladesh:Abdul Quader gets bail on all three cases

By Thu, Aug 04, 2011 5:28PM UTC 1 Comment

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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