Death row inmates live extremely isolated lives, cut off from society. The knowledge that they are in prison awaiting execution only adds to the stress and anxiety. They should not be arbitrarily deprived of contact with the outside world.
If we really want to protect domestic workers from being abused, we need to fundamentally rethink the power dynamics, as well as long-held mindsets in our society.
We are deeply troubled by Ministry of Social and Family Development’s (MSF) framing of intergenerational offending in pathological terms.
The Transformative Justice Collective is shocked to see confirmation that private correspondence belonging to 13 death row inmates, including (in some cases) privileged communications with lawyers, was forwarded by the prison service to the Attorney-General’s Chambers, without these inmates’ consent.
Our position on the incarceration of Jolovan Wham.
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.