'Life Imprisonment in Asia: Law and Practice'
Online Conference

5-6 October, 2021


Papers to be presented

Author(s)Institution Country of Institution Paper Title
John Anderson

Hannah Williams
University of Newcastle Australia Murder and Mandatory Life in NSW: The Puzzling Application of s 61 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act
John Anderson 

Hannah Williams

Daniel Matas     
University of Newcastle Australia Attempting to Restore a Right to Hope of Release: The Phuong Ngo Case
Jordan Anderson Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand Mapping Life Imprisonment and Indeterminate Sentencing in New Zealand
Shruti Bedi Panjab University India Life Imprisonment in India: When do we Open the Prison Doors?
Jennifer Manalo Cueto

Jesse Nelson P. Llana

Sandy M. Gonzales
Batangas State University Philippines Applicability of Special Laws in the Philippines Punishable by Life Imprisonment
Rohini Dahiya Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University India Gendered Perspective on Life Imprisonment in India: The Dilemma of Misgendering and Violence against Trans Prisoners
Dat Dang Viet Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics Vietnam Human Security for Life Sentence Prisoners in Some Asian Countries: A Case Study of Transgender Prisoners
Madhurima Dhanuka Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative India A Life Without Hope - The ‘Other Death Penalty’?
Farah Nini Dusuki

Melati Abdul Hamid
University of Malaya Malaysia Reviewing Life Imprisonment in Malaysia: Prospects for Law Reform?
Robert Esser

Romina Milles
University of Passau Germany Life Imprisonment in Extradition Cases in the Light of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)
Giao Vucong

Thuy Nguyenxuan
Vietnam National University Vietnam Life Imprisonment in Vietnam: A Need of Reform?
Guo Zhiyuan China University of Political Science and Law China Life Imprisonment in China: Law and Practice
Shinichi Ishizuka Ryukoku University Japan A Choice by Lawmakers and Lawyers in the Retentionist Country: Which is More Cruel and Unusual, Life in Prison Without Parole or the Death Penalty?
Youjeong Jeong 

Osamu Niikura
Aoyama Gakuin University, Risshou University Japan Life Imprisonment in South Korea: Law and Practice

Additional Information
Himangshu Kalita

Ananya Pathak
Gauhati University India Life Imprisonment in India from a Human Rights Perspective: Issues and Challenges
Kriti Khatri Banasthali Vidyapith India Effects of Life Imprisonment and the Crisis of Prisoner Health
S├ębastien Lafrance Public Prosecution Service of Canada Canada Life Imprisonment in Canada: Is the “Hope” Lost?
Lisanawati Go University of Surabaya Indonesia The Judge Consideration in Imposing Life Imprisonment: Balance Justice Perspective
Teppei Ono Center for Prisoners' Rights Japan Japan Life Imprisonment in Japan: Existing Legal System and Alternative Sanctions to the Death Penalty
Zelina Sultana 

Nasrin Akter
Jagannath University Bangladesh Ensuring Constructive Prison Life for Life Convicted Prisoners in Bangladesh
Benny Tan National University of Singapore Singapore Life Imprisonment in Singapore: Brief Legal & Sociological Perspectives
Tran Van Do



Phan Thi Thu Le
Former Deputy Chief Justice, Supreme People's Court of Vietnam

Hanoi Procuratorate University
Vietnam



Vietnam
Life Imprisonment and Recommendations to Meet Justice Reform Requirements in Vietnam
Trang Nguyen Quynh Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics Vietnam Release of Life Sentence Prisoners in Vietnam
Truong Quang Vinh Hanoi Law University Vietnam Life Imprisonment – from the historical legislation to currently applicable provisions in Vietnam’s penal code 2015
Truong Thi Hong Ha

Dinh Kieu Trang
Party Central Committee's Commission for International Affairs Vietnam Execution of Judgements on Persons Sentenced to Life Imprisonment to Meet the Requirements of Judicial Reform in Vietnam Today (in English and Vietnamese)
Dirk van Zyl Smit

Catherine Appleton
University of Nottingham United Kingdom Asian Life Imprisonment in Worldwide Perspective
Vu Thi Thuy Vietnam National University Vietnam The Right to Health of Life Sentence Prisoners in International Law and Comparative to Vietnamese Law
Allan Fatchan Gani Wardhana Islamic University of Indonesia Indonesia The Right to Integrate Prisoners for Life: A Study During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Indonesia
Devi Yusvitasari 

Desi Yunitasari
Ganesha University of Education Indonesia Human Rights Fulfillment For Life Imprisonment Sentencers: The Cases of Indonesia