The Treatment of Political Prisoners in South Vietnam by the Government of the Republic of South Vietnam: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs..., 93-1, September 13, 1973
1973 - 62 pages
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Page 16 - All Vietnamese civilian personnel captured and detained in South Vietnam shall be treated humanely at all times, and in accordance with international practice. They shall be protected against all violence to life and person, in particular against murder in any form, mutilation, torture and cruel treatment, and outrages against personal dignity.
Page 16 - Immediately after the cease-fire, the two South Vietnamese Parties will: — Achieve national reconciliation and concord, end hatred and enmity, prohibit all acts of reprisal and discrimination against individuals or organizations that have collaborated with one side or the other. — Ensure the democratic liberties of the people: personal freedom, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of meeting, freedom of organization, freedom of political activities, freedom of belief, freedom of movement,...
Page 27 - It is the sense of Congress that the President should deny any economic or military assistance to the government of any foreign country which practices the internment or imprisonment of that country's citizens for political purposes.
Page 16 - The United States will not continue its military involvement or intervene in the internal affairs of South Vietnam.
Page 16 - The detaining parties shall not deny or delay their return for any reason, including the fact that captured persons may, on any grounds, have been prosecuted or sentenced.
Page 16 - The South Vietnamese people shall decide themselves the political future of South Vietnam through genuinely free and democratic general elections under international supervision. (c) Foreign countries shall not impose any political tendency or personality on the South Vietnamese people.
Page 36 - No citizen can be tortured, threatened or forced to confess. A confession obtained by torture, threat or coercion will not be considered as valid evidence. 5. A defendant is entitled to a speedy and public trial. 6. A defendant has the right to a defense lawyer for counsel in every phase of the interrogation, including the preliminary investigation.
Page 21 - Reds' are sent to the Tiger Cages in Con Son I where they are isolated from all others for months at a time. This confinement may also include rice without salt and water — the United States prisons' equivalent of bread and water.
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