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Campaigners Urge Clemency Ahead of Singapore Drug Executions
July 06, 2022

Campaigners Urge Clemency Ahead of Singapore Drug Executions

By Sebastian Strangio
Kalwant Singh and Norasharee bin Gous are scheduled to be executed tomorrow, part of a "new wave” of hangings in the city-state.

Another Malaysian to be Hanged in Singapore Wins Reprieve
April 29, 2022

Another Malaysian to be Hanged in Singapore Wins Reprieve

By Associated Press
The reprieve came a day after the execution of another Malaysian man in a high-profile death row case.
Singapore Executes Malaysian Man in High-Profile Death Row Case
April 27, 2022

Singapore Executes Malaysian Man in High-Profile Death Row Case

By Sebastian Strangio
A Singaporean court rejected a raft of appeals claiming that Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam had an intellectual disability and was coerced into carrying drugs.

Singapore Executes Convicted Drug Trafficker After Two Year COVID-19 Hiatus
March 31, 2022

Singapore Executes Convicted Drug Trafficker After Two Year COVID-19 Hiatus

By Sebastian Strangio
The hanging of Abdul Kahar Othman has raised activists' concerns of an impending “surge in execution notices.”

Singapore Urged Not to Hang Disabled Malaysian in Drug Case
November 06, 2021

Singapore Urged Not to Hang Disabled Malaysian in Drug Case

By Eileen Ng
Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam has been on death row since 2010 for drug smuggling. Activists say his execution would be “incredibly excessive.”

Explaining Southeast Asia’s Addiction to the Death Penalty
November 25, 2020

Explaining Southeast Asia’s Addiction to the Death Penalty

By Sebastian Strangio
The region remains a global outlier in terms of the use of capital punishment.

Singaporean Earns Temporary Reprieve in Capital Drug Case
September 17, 2020

Singaporean Earns Temporary Reprieve in Capital Drug Case

By Sebastian Strangio
But for those opposing the death penalty in Singapore, the decision marks just one tiny step toward abolition.
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
November 15, 2016

'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore

By Vishal Arora
Boo Junfeng discusses his latest film, which takes on the issue of capital punishment in Singapore, in an exclusive interview.

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