Tag: death sentence

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...

China denies Uighur academic secretly sentenced to death

China denied on Friday that detained Uighur academic Tashpolat Tiyip was secretly tried and sentenced to death, after UN experts demanded answers from Beijing. The...

Former Pakistan leader Musharraf sentenced to death: state media

A Pakistan court Tuesday sentenced former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in absentia to death for treason, state media reported, an unprecedented move in a...

Bangladesh court sentences Islamist extremists to death for 2016 cafe attack

Seven Islamist extremists have been sentenced to death by a Bangladesh court over a savage 2016 attack that killed 22 people including 18 foreigners...

Australian gran wins Malaysia drugs death sentence appeal

by M. Jegathesan An Australian grandmother won her final appeal against a death sentence for trafficking in Malaysia on Tuesday and walked free, after claiming...

Fury as Singapore hangs Malaysian ‘drug mule’

Singapore hanged a Malaysian heroin trafficker on Friday, despite appeals from his homeland to stay a "heart-wrenching" execution that critics said was too extreme...
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