Tag: Hanging

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...

UN Human Rights Office condemns secretive executions of two brothers in Malaysia

The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia condemned the executions of Malaysian brothers, Suthar Batumalai and B. Rames Batumalai, by hanging despite the...

Hanging moratorium broken, a new hard-line stance on drugs?

The lives of two men were cut short as their necks snapped in the early hours of July 18 in the hope that more...

Two hangings mark end of moratorium

By Nicole Chang At the crack of dawn today (July 18), two Singaporeans convicted of drug trafficking were hanged. The executions of Tang Hai Liang, 36,...
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