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Welcome to the official website of Transformative Justice Collective (TJC), based in Singapore! Below, you will find stories of previously incarcerated people, articles & statements about developments in Singapore’s criminal justice system, and explainers pertaining to law and transformative justice.

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Prison withholds letters sent to death row inmate

Death row inmates live extremely isolated lives, cut off from society. The knowledge that they are in prison awaiting execution only adds to the stress and anxiety. They should not be arbitrarily deprived of contact with the outside world.

Nothing Rehabilitative about Prison: Part 2

This is the second instalment in a series of two. Here, Mike shares why the prison denied him access to his family, and more instances in which his fellow inmates’ solidarity helped him resist the prison’s arbitrary cruelties.

Respect prisoners’ right to privacy and fair trials

The Transformative Justice Collective is shocked to see confirmation that private correspondence belonging to 13 death row inmates, including (in some cases) privileged communications with lawyers, was forwarded by the prison service to the Attorney-General’s Chambers, without these inmates’ consent.

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