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Minister of Public Security To Lam has proposed to the National Assembly a draft resolution on piloting a model of organising job orientation and training outside of prisons for inmates.

Prisoners at work: The stepping stone of remuneration and reintegration into the community

The implementation of regimes and policies for inmates to serve imprisonment sentences in prisons has always been the target of hostile forces and opposers aiming to abuse and distort Vietnam in violation of democracy and human rights.

Police officer teaches prisoners to read and write

Captain Ngo Sy Thuong is working as a police officer at Gia Trung Prison in Gia Lai but he is more well known among the prisoners as a teacher who instructs illiterate prisoners to practise reading and writing in Vietnamese.

Impressive model of friendly bookcase at Ngoc Ly detention center

The fact has proven that converting and making changes in awareness is the best way of education. It will awaken the germ of goodness which is inherent and latent in each human being.

The human rights situation of prisoners always complies with regulations

Prisoners at the No. 3 detention center are all guaranteed to enjoy the most basic human right to maintain physical condition, thereby other rights can be promoted.

Addicts flee treatment centre

More than 100 drug addicts being treated at a health centre have escaped.

4,200 prisoners to receive pardon

 VietNamNet Bridge – Some 4,200 prisoners are expected to be granted amnesty later this year, a senior police officer said yesterday.

Death penalty ends in some cases

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Van Hoan, deputy head of the group compiling revisions to the 2015 Penal Code, spoke to Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) about changes relating to capital punishment.

When execution grounds go silent

 VietNamNet Bridge - On August 6, 2013, Vietnam’s first execution by lethal injection took place.

Doctors upset of being forced to be involved in lethal injections

 VietNamNet Bridge – Staff of the General Hospital of Phu Yen Province are very upset that a doctor and a nurse were forced to be involved in lethal injection.

75 Gitmo detainees hold hunger strike

 About 75 detainees have been staging a new wave of hunger strike since last weekend in the prison of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, U.S. media reported Tuesday.

15,000 prisoners to be set free on National Day

 VietNamNet Bridge – Around 15,000 inmates are expected to be released ahead of their prison terms during this year’s National Day holiday.

Lethal injection “is still being prepared”

VietNamNet Bridge – Lieutenant General Cao Ngoc Oanh of the Ministry Public Security said on June 26 that the facilities and poison for lethal injection "are still being prepared."

170 prisoners awaiting lethal injection

Of more than 500 prisoners who were sentenced to death, over 170 people will be executed by lethal injection from June 27, said Deputy Minister of Public Security Dang Van Hieu.

Pope Francis washes youths' feet at detention center

Pope Francis washed the feet of a dozen prisoners, including young women, at a youth detention center in Rome as part of a Holy Thursday Mass ahead of Easter.