VIET CONG RACH GIA PROVINCE POLICY ON THE HANDLING OF U.S. AND VIETNAMESE PRISO

Created: 11/23/1971

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PROVINCE LEVEL USUALLY. MAINTAINS TWO TYPES OF PRISON CAMPS, ONEOLITICAL PRISONERS AND ONE FOR PRISONERS OF WAR <POtf>', THE POW| CAMP FOR VCROVINCE, 'WHICH WAS IN OPERATIONAS CONTROLLED BY THE PROVINCE MILITARY AFFAIRS SECTION*AND" WASO HOLD ALL TYPES OF VIETNAMESE PRISONERS REGARDLESS OF THEIR RANK, '. (FIELD COMMENT: vd' RACK Git, PROVINCE INCLUDES MOST OF GOVERNMENTIETNAMIEN GIANG AND PORTIONS OF CHAU DOC AND CHUONG THIENHE CAMP WAS DISBANDED AND ALL PRISONERS WERE TO -BE FORWARDED TO VC MILITARYR DETAINED AT THE DISTRICT LEVEL, DEPENDING ON THEIR RANK.RISONERS HELD AT THE TIME THE.CAMP.CLOSED WERE GRANTED AMNESTYO CHI MINH'BIRTHDAY. "SINCE THAT TIME, -NO PRISONERS j

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BEEN HELD' AT THE PROVINCE LEVEL FOR- MORE THAT* THREE DAYSSPECIFIC APPROVAL FROM CVC)EADQUARTERS.

2. SINCE THE CAMP WASOBILE CADRE COMMITTEE HAS BEEN FORMED TO GO TO THE VARIOUS DISTRICTS TO PROCESS PRISONERS AND TO ESCORT ARMY. REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM (ARVN) OFFICERS TO THE PHQVINCE AND,,AFIER THREE DAYS OF PROCESSING, TO THE REGION AS OF OCTOBER1 THE POL.ICY IS TO DETAIN GVN MILITARY PERSONNEL BELOW OFFICER LEVEL AT THE DISTRICT EXCEPT FOR SPECIAL

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3. VN PRISONER IS CAPTURED APREPAREDALL BIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION, HISHIS ACTIONS AGAINSI THE REVOLUTIONAjTTj^1

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FOLLOW IHG HIS. CAPTURE. IF THE PRISONER IS- NOT SENTHE DOSSIER I SENT TO THE CURRENT AFFAIRSF. THE NEXT ECHELONECISION AS.TO HIS DISPOSITION. IN MOST INSTANCES THE "PRISONER IS SENT BEFORE fllE PEOPLE'S COURT, VHERE.HE MAY BE .

H SENTENCED TO SENT.TO PRISON, RE-EDUCATED, OR RELEASED. WHERE

. THE iPRISONERNOWN TO HAVE COMMITTED MANY CRIMES' .AGAINST THE VC, HE WILL BE SENTENCEDECRET EXECUTION BY THE CURRENT AFFAIRS

/:COMMITTEE AND.HOT GO BEFORE THE COURT. THE SOLE PURPOSE OFOURT IS TO GIVE PEOPLE THE IMPRESSION THAT THERE IS FULL JUSTICE IN THE REVOLUTION, BUT IT ISACADE SINCE ACTU.'L PUNISHMENT IS RENDERED THROUGH THE PARTY MECHANISM, IN RACH GIA PROVINCE, TWO KEY FIGURES MAKING THESE DECISIONS ARE HAI OLITICALND HAI , AN OFFICER IN THE SECURITY SECTION.OF

.-THE VC RACH GIA ,PROVINCE PARTY COMMITTEE.

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