DEATH PENALTY

Human Rights Lawyer Files Judicial Review Application to Stay Execution of Drug Trafficker

From April 2011, Suhail gradually increased his intake of heroin until he was taking roughly 12g to 18g of normal grade heroin a day around the time of his arrest on 3 August 2011. He described the normal grade heroin as “coklat gelap” or dark chocolate. He clarified that he did not reach this rate of consumption, which would cost an estimated $5,000 a month, overnight. In August 2011, his dependency level had got to the point where he was injecting himself every two or three hours just to delay the onset of withdrawal symptoms. When he had to work, he would smoke the heroin.

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Malaysian Death Row Inmate Executed In Singapore Today, When Will People Realise The Unfairness Of The Death Penalty?

Malaysian death row inmate Michael anak Garing was executed at Changi Prison today despite pleas from the family and Amnesty International to do away with the death penalty. Is Singapore a regressed country or should it start to consider treating people's lives equally?

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YET ANOTHER PERSON BANNED FROM TRAVELLING, INVESTIGATED FOR ATTENDING VIGIL

Filmmaker Jason Soo is yet another person to be slapped with a travel restriction as the police are investigating him for taking part in a candlelight vigil for a death penalty inmate. "It's an example of how civil rights in this country are being gradually stripped away, inch by inch, little by little, until one day, we realize that the only rights we have left is the right to obey."

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POLICE STOPS TOC EDITOR FROM GOING M'SIA, QUESTION HIM FOR 'ILLEGAL ASSEMBLY'

The Online Citizen's Terry Xu was stopped from travelling to Malaysia as the Police demanded to take his statement on his 'unlawful' assembly for a candlelight vigil. The vigil was held a few months ago in memory of Prabagaran Srivijayan, who was subjected to the death penalty.

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LAWYER USES PROSECUTION'S OWN IMH REPORT TO FIGHT FOR DRUG MULE'S ACCQUITTAL

In a twist of Shakespearean proportions, Mr Eugene Thuraisingam, the lawyer for death row inmate Ilechukwu, has used evidence produced by the Prosecution to argue for his client's acquittal. The Defence counsel made the case that the results of a psychiatric assessment conducted by one Dr Jaydip Sarkar from Institute of Mental Health (IMH), which was sought for by the Prosecution, exculpated the Defendant.

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