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Why the death penalty for cannabis?
Prisoners on death row for cannabis question why Singapore seeks to execute people for a substance that is being increasingly decriminalised or legalised in other jurisdictions.
Letters from Death Row Inmates
The following are letters, poems, and reflections written by Datchina, Kalwant, Nagaenthran, Pannir and Syed on their experiences being on death row, and their messages to loved ones. Letters from Datchina What allows me to be alive today? Is it the words from the judge, the law, my family, me or God? If man hasContinue reading “Letters from Death Row Inmates”
Letters to Death Row Inmates
“I hope we can move towards a more loving, gracious, compassionate, and unified society that wants to understand, not just punish.” The following letters and artwork were created by people who attended the Stop The Killing events. Many expressed solidarity with people on death row and echoed calls to abolish the death penalty. Letters toContinue reading “Letters to Death Row Inmates”
FREE THEM, FREE US: Events for World Day Against the Death Penalty
Over the next month, we have a series of events focused on the death penalty in Singapore and calling for an immediate halt of executions. 11 men have already been hanged in 2022 — the killing must stop now.
#SaveNagaenthran: Stop Nagen from Being Executed!
“Nagaenthran has served his time. [He] is not a danger to Singapore, we are a danger to him.”
Recap of Nagen’s Court of Appeal Hearing
Our summary of Nagaenthran’s Court of Appeal hearing on 1 March 2022, and its implications for prisoners on death row with disabilities. What is Singapore’s stance on international law? Why don’t our domestic laws protect those with ‘abnormality of mind’?
Civil Society Groups Urge Government to Pay Heed to People’s Voice on Nagen’s Clemency
21 civil society groups have come together to urge the Singapore government to pay heed to calls for clemency for Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam.
Nagen’s family submits a clemency appeal
A plea for clemency from Nagen’s mother has been submitted to President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Loved ones of people on death row in solidarity with Nagaenthran and his family
Over 200 loved ones of prisoners on death row appeal to President Halimah Yacob to pardon Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam and abolish the death penalty.