death penalty

Singapore executes second man within three weeks amidst global protest

SINGAPORE — On Wednesday (17 May), Singapore executed Muhammad Faizal Mohd Shariff, 36, convicted for cannabis possession, marking the city-state’s…

Ministry of Home Affairs conducting survey on Singapore residents’ attitude towards death penalty

Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has initiated a survey to gauge the attitudes of Singapore residents towards the death…

Execution of Singaporean Tamil condemned by UN Experts: Call for moratorium on death penalty

GENEVA – United Nations experts have strongly condemned Singapore’s recent execution of Tangaraju s/o Suppiah, a 46-year-old Singaporean Tamil, for…

Conflict of interest in Tangaraju’s case raises questions about Singapore’s legal system

CORRECTION NOTICE: This article (dated 28 April 2023) contains a false statement of fact. Tangaraju s/o Suppiah was in fact…

Singapore man hanged over 1 kg of cannabis: authorities

Singapore on Wednesday hanged a prisoner convicted of conspiracy to smuggle one kilogram of cannabis, authorities said, ignoring international calls…

Death-row inmate Tangaraju Suppiah’s last-minute appeal denied by Singapore court

SINGAPORE — In a judgment issued on Tuesday afternoon, Justice Steven Chong denied the last-minute application made by Tangaraju Suppiah,…

MHA responds to Branson’s call to halt Tangaraju’s execution, accusing him for “disrespect” for Singapore’s judges

SINGAPORE — On Monday (24 Apr), British tycoon Richard Branson urged Singapore to halt the imminent execution of  Tangaraju Suppiah,…

Human rights lawyer M Ravi urges Singaporeans to speak out against Tangaraju Suppiah’s execution

SINGAPORE— Human rights lawyer M Ravi has urged Singaporeans to speak out against the execution of Tangaraju Suppiah, a Singaporean…

Branson urges Singapore to halt execution of cannabis convict

British tycoon Richard Branson on Monday urged Singapore to halt the imminent execution of a man sentenced to death over…

Tangaraju’s family calls on President Halimah Yacob to halt his imminent execution

Press release by Transformative Justice Collective The loved ones of Tangaraju s/o Suppiah, supported by Singaporeans and family members of…