Category Archive: China

Jul 24

Three Men Wrongly Convicted Of Murder & Sentenced To Death In China Seek $3 Million Compensation Each

Cheng Lihe, Huang Zhiqiang, Fang Chunping and Cheng Fagen after their acquittal on December 21, 2016 (amnesty.org)

Three men wrongly convicted and sentenced to death in China for the murder of a man and his girlfriend have filed compensation claims for about US$3 million each. Another innocent man who spent 11 years on the lam to avoid being tried for the murders, has filed a compensation claim for US$711,000. The body of …

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Jun 01

China Paid Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation To 10,881 People In 2014 & 2015

Mr. Huugjilt (Huugjilt family photo)

In 2014 and 2015 China paid compensation to 10,881 people who had been wrongly imprisoned. The largest payment was $322,000 to the family of Mr. Huugjilt, who was 18 when executed in 1996 after being wrongly convicted of raping and murdering a woman. Huugjilt’s posthumous acquittal on December 15, 2014 after a retrial was based …

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Aug 11

Qian Renfeng Awarded $258,915 For 14 years Wrongful Imprisonment For Murder

Qian Renfeng holds the judgment of innocence issued by the Yunnan Provincial Higher People’s Court on December 21, 2015 (CFP)

Qian Renfeng was awarded $258,915 on August 9, 2016 for being wrongly imprisoned in China’s Yunnan Province for almost 14 years after being convicted of murdering a child. In February 2002 Renfeng was 17-years-old, and working as a nurse at the Xing Rui Kindergarten in Qiaojia County in Yunnan province in Southwest China. On February …

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Dec 01

Innocents Database Now Sortable And Searchable!!

The <a href=”http://forejustice.org/innocentsdatabase.htm”>Innocents Database</a> linked to from Justice Denied’s website is not only the world’s largest database of exonerated persons, but it is the only database in the world that attempts to compile all known exonerations in the United States, as well as internationally. The Innocents Database currently includes 5,943 cases — 3,604 from the …

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Mar 16

1,317 Exonerations In China In 2014

Zhou Qiang, Chief Justice of China’s Supreme People’s Court delivering his 2014 Report to the National People’s Congress in Beijing on March 12, 2015 (Xie Huanchi, Xinhua)

There were 1,317 exonerations in China by courts nationwide in 2014. On March 12, 2015 Zhou Qiang, Chief Justice of China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC), delivered a report on the state of the nation’s courts during the 12th National People’s Congress in Beijing. Zhou reported there were 1,317 exonerations nationwide, and reasserted his commitment to …

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May 07

Justice Denied’s Website Visited By Cities Around The World

Justice Denied’s Website Visited By Cities Around The World

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Aug 28

Diane Lee Acquitted By Appeals Court Judges Who Are Sued For Malfeasance

Diane Lee Acquitted By Appeals Court Judges Who Are Sued For Malfeasance

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Nov 17

Chinese Man Becomes Rights Activist After Exoneration Of Murdering Man Who Wasn’t Dead

Zhao Zuohai was acquitted after a retrial on May 10, 2010, of murdering a man in 1997. Zuohai was arrested in May 1999 for the man’s murder, and after his conviction in December 2002 he was sentenced to death. He was later resentenced to 29 years in prison at forced labor. Zuohai’s conviction was based …

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Aug 24

China Raising Wrongful Conviction Compensation To $18.50 Per Day

China Raising Wrongful Conviction Compensation To $18.50 Per Day

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Aug 10

Zhao Zuohai Released After 11 Years Imprisonment When Murder Victim Turns Up Alive

Zhao Zuohai Released After 11 Years Imprisonment When Murder Victim Turns Up Alive

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