Daily Archives: 2012-04-06

Amnesty International calls for urgent action on Yong Vui Kong

Yong Vui Kong’s third appeal application against his death sentence was rejected on 4 April. Only an act of clemency from the President of Singapore can stop his execution from going ahead. Yong Vui Kong has already spent over four years on death row. In January, Yong Vui Kong’s lawyer submitted an appeal application stating that Yong Vui Kong should …

Read More »

“I just stay at home, waiting for my days to end.”

~ By Jewel Philemon, with additional reporting by Ng Yi Shu ~ A man is rushing along the pathway across an open field in Choa Chu Kang in a hurry to reach his next appointment. He is making good time and all is going normally when suddenly he feels as though he is not able to control his left leg. …

Read More »