The Singaporean government repeatedly justifies the retention of the death penalty by claiming that most Singaporeans are in favour of capital punishment. But what do Singaporeans really think?
Did you know that, under Singapore law, it’s possible to convict someone based solely on the confession of a co-accused person?
A brief introduction to the case of Norasharee bin Gous, an inmate on death row in Singapore.
Sharifah reflects on her childhood and her brother, Syed Suhail, who is currently on death row in Singapore.
A conversation with the Chair for the Global Commission on Drug Policy, Helen Clark, about drug policy in Singapore and best practices from around the world.
A letter from a nine-year-old appealing for clemency for her father on death row.
We, the undersigned, call for a comprehensive review of the death penalty and death row inmates’ rights in Singapore, made more urgent by the following points that have surfaced in relation to recent death penalty cases.
On 19 October 2020, Gobi Avedian’s death sentence was set aside by the Court of Appeal. Kirsten Han takes a look at the Court of Appeal’s grounds of decision.
A response to Minister of Home Affairs K Shanmugam’s claims about the deterrent effect of the death penalty in Singapore.
An interview with Mila, sister of Syed Suhail bin Syed Zin, who is on death row after being convicted of drug trafficking.