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.
How is the death penalty applied in Singapore? Does it actually help to keep Singapore safe? We take a look at these common questions about capital punishment in Singapore.