In October 2022, Rayner and Koki — both members of TJC’s Drug Policy working group, sat down talk about about Rayner’s story and his experience with substance use.
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Life and death decisions, made without legal advice
Abdul Rahim’s execution has been scheduled for 5 August. His case highlights how stacked the death penalty regime is against accused persons.
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.”
Why should we care about the rights of Prisoners?
The case for re-examining the role of Prisons
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’?
Statement on the Imminent Execution of Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam
Transformative Justice Collective unequivocally condemns the sentencing and imminent execution of Nagaenthran a/l K Dharmalingam by the Singapore Prison Service (SPS).
Death by bureaucracy
All this admin and bureaucracy needs to be done, and done in such a rush, for no other reason than the fact that the Singaporean state has decided that it wants to execute someone now. This is what abolitionists mean when we say that there is no murder more pre-meditated than capital punishment.
Ayahku, Dr. G: A Film Screening & Discussion
At a recent film screening of Ayahku, Dr. G, activists, creators, and family members of inmates on death row in Singapore and Malaysia discussed the war on drugs in these two countries, societal and governmental challenges faced, and how to move forward with hope. Here’s our recap of the event.
Prisoner Rights and Prison Wrongs: A Workshop
What are prison conditions in Singapore like? How are incarcerated persons treated? How effective are prisons when it comes to rehabilitation and reintegration?
Statement on the Road Traffic Act amendments
TJC opposes the proposed amendments to the Road Traffic Act, which allows for expansion of police powers to stop-and-frisk, and calls for its removal.