(The newest death-row exoneration in Taiwan, Hsieh Chih-Hung) By Huang Shih-ching (Lawyer) The delayed justice In 2018, there was significant progress in the Hsieh Chih-Hung case. On July 11, the The Control Yuan filed a criminal special relief procedure to raise five questions in this case. Prosecutor Lin Zhi-feng of the Tainan Branch, Taiwan […]
Recommendations of the Control Yuan on Forensic Science January 17, 2020 On January 17, 2020, Taiwan’s Control Yuan published a report of an investigation into the forensic science system, aiming to understand how it operates, how experts assist judges in determining facts, how forensic science agencies improve the quality of their findings, and how courts […]
【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 […]
The documentary of Long-Qi Chen
Today, we are pleased to announce the exonerations of Mr. Su Pin-kun(蘇炳坤) from Taiwan Innocence Project. After fighting for 32 years, Su finally had his verdict overturned on August 8, and the decision became finalized on August 27. The case of Su Pin-kun is one of the most well-known wrongful conviction cases that has even […]
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 […]
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. […]
Lin Chin—Kui was convicted for murdering a taxi driver in 2010, and was sentenced to life. In 2013, he reached out to the Taiwan Innocence Project claiming his innocence.
After spending 14 years in prison, Zheng eventually got a breakthrough. We hope this is optimistic sign displaying that the judicial system is willing to face faults, rectify and take responsibilities.
After Ten Years since the Final Judgement, It Was the First Time that the Court Came on Trial for Xing—Ze Zheng
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