Practice Relating to Rule 91. Corporal Punishment
Viet Nam’s Criminal Procedure Code (2003) states: “All forms of coercion and corporal punishment are strictly forbidden.”
Viet Nam’s Criminal Procedure Code (2015), which is applicable to the prosecution of war crimes, states:
Article 10. Sustainment of bodily integrity
Every person is entitled to inviolability of the physical body. …
Emergency custody, arrest, temporary detainment or detention must abide by this Law. Torture, extortion of deposition, corporal punishment or any treatments violating a person’s body, life and health are [prohibited].