Kalwant Singh and his family will not give up, and neither should we.
Author Archives: transformativejusticecollective
In acting freely, we are becoming free.
A message from Rocky Howe and Kirsten Han. We stand in solidarity with them!
“We were like strays”: A life marked by drugs, incarceration, and the death penalty
Singapore’s death penalty for drug offences sees a binary between “victims” of drugs and “predator” traffickers. Nazeri bin Lajim’s experiences show that the reality is much more complex.
A plea for clemency from the sister of a death row prisoner
“Do their lives and deaths come down to these technicalities? The person who sold drugs to my brother happened to have information that was helpful to the CNB (Central Narcotic Bureau), but my brother didn’t. For this, should he die?”
“You Don’t See The Sky”: Life Behind Bars in Singapore
A report on Singapore’s prison system, based on analysis of existing laws and regulations, as well as interviews with people who have had first-hand experience of incarceration.
A Letter from Syed Suhail, Death Row Prisoner
“The harshness and cruelty that some have claimed is just, is not. Two wrongs do not make a right. In the end, there is only a legacy of bloodshed that posterity may not even want on their hands anymore.”
A Letter from Rosman bin Abdullah, Death Row Prisoner
“Its really crazy to think that we earn a few hundreds as a drug worker or a runner and we get a death sentence, no second chance no life imprisonment.”
The AGC’s Appeal Proceedings against Datchinamurthy Kataiah’s Stay of Execution
“Here we have a real life person, and you cannot ignore that. It might be slightly different if the consequences were not so dire, but given that they are so dire, frankly I am surprised that the AG is pursuing this appeal.”
Does Enhanced Detention of Prisoners Really Protect the Public?
Our concerns with the recent proposal to detain prisoners beyond their jail terms for those who commit serious hurt and sexual offences
When will we stop killing “small people” who need care?
Imprisoned for the first time when he was a teenager, Abdul Kahar has been scheduled for execution at the age of 68. By this point, he has spent more of his life behind bars than as a free man.