Excerpts from exchanges between Singapore’s state representatives and the CERD on human rights, race, drugs and the death penalty.
Category Archives: Death Penalty
Rosman’s niece: “He radiates positivity always”
Thoughts from the niece of Rosman bin Abdullah.
Statement: Immediately halt scheduled executions
Transformative Justice Collective (TJC) calls on the Singaporean authorities to immediately halt the scheduled executions of three individuals on death row, including Roslan bin Bakar, his co-accused, and Rosman bin Abdullah.
“This is just unbearable pain.”
Mohammad Reduan bin Mustaffar was sentenced to death for drug trafficking in 2019. His appeal was dismissed in 2020. Three of his children have written pleas for clemency to President Halimah Yacob.
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.
A Statement on World Day Against the Death Penalty
On the World Day Against the Death Penalty, TJC reiterates its call on the Singapore government to work towards abolishing the use of the death penalty.
Explainer: Guilty Pleas for Death Penalty
Sometimes the public prosecutor offers the concession of a reduced charge or a reduced number of charges if the accused elects to plead guilty. What are the issues with this? Read this explainer to find out.
Investigating the presence of structural biases in the criminal punishment system
Seventeen ethnic Malay individuals facing the death penalty in Singapore have brought a judicial review to the Singapore courts on the basis that the Attorney General’s Chambers has acted arbitrarily, and in a discriminatory manner, in imposing the death penalty on them, because of their race.