Prisoner Rights and Prison Wrongs: A Workshop

What are prison conditions in Singapore like? How are incarcerated persons treated? How effective are prisons when it comes to rehabilitation and reintegration? Is there such a thing as a humane prison?  Last month, the Transformative Justice Collective organised a workshop to discuss these issues, to raise awareness of prisoners’ rights, and to re-imagine aContinue reading “Prisoner Rights and Prison Wrongs: A Workshop”

Contesting Media Representations of Malay Youth Delinquency in Singapore

Where do stereotypes of Malay youth delinquency in Singapore come from? Do they reflect the actual lived experiences of youths who have brushes with the law? Learn more in TJC’s first-ever book report, based on Siti Hazirah Mohamad’s research.

Aidan’s Story: “The privileged class is very blind to people who’ve been through the system”

Following his arrest for drug charges, Aidan spent 23 hours a day in a cell for a month. He tells us about a broken system, the effects of his own privilege, and the changes Singapore’s system needs.