Tag: Death Penalty

Another death row conviction overturned

Singapore— The Court of Appeal set aside the conviction of a Malaysian national on Monday (Oct 19), allowing him to escape a death sentence...

No longer on death row: Conviction overturned for Malaysian found guilty of drug trafficking...

Singapore—After spending four years in jail and being given the death sentence in January by the High Court, a Malaysian national’s conviction for drug...

Shanmugam invites Jamus Lim to share “whether or not he supports the death penalty”

Singapore — Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam, in a written response in Parliament on Monday (Oct 5) to a question from...

Court of Appeal extends stay of execution of convicted drug trafficker

Singapore — While convicted drug trafficker Syed Suhail Syed Zin has received a reprieve on his scheduled execution, questions from his lawyer and activists...
Syed Suhail bin Syed Zin

MHA clarifies why inmate’s letters to uncle, lawyer were forwarded to A-G’s Chambers

Singapore -- The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued a clarification regarding accusations that came after correspondence by a Death Row inmate to...

YouTuber Preetipls and brother start petition for temporary stop of executions

Singapore -- A petition on the change.org platform calling for the temporary suspension of all executions and for data transparency to make public the...
Syed Suhail bin Syed Zin

Reprieve for drug trafficking convict sentenced to die on Sept 18

Singapore—Last-minute efforts to halt the execution of a Malaysian national scheduled for execution on Friday (Sept 18) seem to have worked, at least for...

Lawyer M Ravi, Amnesty International seek to halt execution of convicted drug trafficker

Singapore — Lawyer M Ravi and human rights group Amnesty International are making last-minute efforts to stop the scheduled execution of a convicted drug...

Singapore slammed for ‘cruel’ Zoom death sentence

Singapore was criticised for being "cruel and inhumane" Wednesday after a death sentence was handed down via video-conferencing platform Zoom. Malaysian drug trafficker Punithan Genasan was...

First death sentence via Zoom in Singapore

Singapore —Thirty-seven-year-old Punithan Genasan has become the first individual to receive a death sentence via Zoom call. Mr Genasan, a Malaysian national, who had...
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