Ho Duy Hai

A Spark Of Hope For Ho Duy Hai’s Family As New Alibi Emerges

A Spark Of Hope For Ho Duy Hai’s Family As New Alibi Emerges
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On June 24, 2021, Attorney Tran Hong Phong, the lawyer for Ho Duy Hai and his family in their petition for his wrongful death penalty case, published a letter on his Facebook account, providing a new alibi regarding the case. Five lawyers (including Phong), two journalists working for a law

Jason Nguyen
Jason Nguyen
Death Penalty
Ho Duy Hai’s Case Reaffirmed, Sentenced to Death Again

Ho Duy Hai’s Case Reaffirmed, Sentenced to Death Again
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On May 8, 2020, around 15:30 Hanoi’s time, the 17 members-committee of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam reaffirmed Ho Duy Hai’s lower courts’ decisions and again sentenced him to death. They have also denied the petition for a cassation trial from the Supreme People’s

thereporter
thereporter
Death Penalty
After Decade of Petitions, Vietnam to Re-consider Case of Death Row Inmate Ho Duy Hai

After Decade of Petitions, Vietnam to Re-consider Case of Death Row Inmate Ho Duy Hai
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After more than 10 years of petitioning the Vietnamese government, Nguyen Thi Loan (pictured above) says a huge weight has been lifted off her shoulders. Her son, Ho Duy Hai, who had been found guilty of murder in 2008 and was sitting on Vietnam’s death row for eleven years,

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
Death Penalty
Wrongfully Convicted Ho Duy Hai Languishes on Death Row

Wrongfully Convicted Ho Duy Hai Languishes on Death Row
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During these last days of 2017, be it rain or shine, people in Ha Noi, Vietnam, could often spot a frail, weary middle-aged woman holding up a sign “Do Not Kill My Innocent Son, Ho Duy Hai” near the government’s headquarters. She is death-row inmate Ho Duy Hai’s

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Death Penalty
Wrongful Death Sentences Sent A Loud and Urgent Cry to Reform Vietnam’s Criminal Procedures

Wrongful Death Sentences Sent A Loud and Urgent Cry to Reform Vietnam’s Criminal Procedures
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Wrongful convictions almost always share a few disturbingly similar characteristics in Vietnam. First, they mostly happened in rural areas. And second, the majority of the people involved, be it the victims, witnesses, or the alleged perpetrators – often are poor, and some even have no or very limited education. In any

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Death Penalty