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17 Years of the Houfeng Bridge case: Acquittals for Wang Chih-Cheng and Hung Shih-Wei

【Press Release】 17 Years of the Houfeng Bridge case: Acquittals for Wang Chih-Cheng and Hung Shih-Wei December 31st, 2019 After fighting for their innocence for 17 years, our client Wang Chih-Cheng and Hung Shih-Wei were both acquitted by the Taiwan High Court Taichung Branch Court on December 31, 2019. The two were accused of dropping […]

Editorial: Pardonee’s Battle Sets Precedent

By Stephen Hsu and Brian Tratner Published via Taipei Times (Click here for original page) Su Pin-kun (蘇炳坤) slowly walked down the hall of the Taiwan High Court and took a seat outside the courtroom. It was the first hearing since the Supreme Court on Feb. 8 affirmed the constitutionality of having a retrial for […]

CHENG Hsing-Tse exonerated from death-row today!

We are very pleased to anno2017uce that Taiwan Innocence Project’s first client Mr. CHENG Hsing-Tse, is exonerated today! was accused of murdering a police officer in 2002. The most crucial piece of evidence that led to conviction was false confession, along with government misconduct and invalid forensic science. He was convicted and sentenced to death. […]