Tag: death row

High Court dismisses application by 22 death row inmates in Changi Prison

Singapore— Human rights lawyer Ravi M Ravi said in a Facebook post on Tuesday (Mar 16) that an application from 22 death row inmates...

Lawyer M. Ravi represents death row inmates whose letters were forwarded to AGC

Singapore—Human rights lawyer Ravi M. Ravi is currently representing, on a pro bono basis, 22 inmates facing execution. Mr Ravi had a hearing on Monday...

Senior Counsel to defend AG against M Ravi’s suit seeking access to documents

Singapore — A defence counsel has been appointed by the Attorney-General (AG) in the suit filed by lawyer M Ravi, who has sought access...

9-year-old girl asks President Halimah for clemency for father on death row

Singapore—On Wednesday (Nov 4), the Transformative Justice Collective published a heartbreaking letter from a 9-year-old girl to President Halimah Yacob asking for clemency for...

US court blocks resumption of federal executions

A US appeals court ruled on Monday that the government could not resume its use of capital punishment, in a setback for President Donald...

Malaysian convict writes about life on death row in Singapore

Singapore—Malaysian Pannir Selvam Pranthanam arrested in Singapore in September 2014 with almost 52 grams of drugs found on him wrote a letter to show what life is...

Halt Selvam’s execution, says Asean rights activist

Singapore should stop the execution of death row prisoners including that of Malaysian national Pannir Selvam, says Eric Paulsen, the Malaysian rep to the...

US man sentenced to death for killing his five children

An American convicted of killing his five small children was sentenced to death Thursday, even after his ex-wife asked jurors to spare his life...

Singapore: Judicial review of Malaysian inmates on death row dismissed

The leave application filed by the inmates and their mothers to compel the Malaysian government to refer Singapore to an international court claiming denial...
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