wrongful conviction

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
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