World jurist commission warns Singapore over death penalty, punishment of lawyers
The International Commission of Jurists says the punitive cost orders against lawyers representing death row inmates have obstructed the prisoners' access to justice.
A conversation with Charles Yeo, Singapore's latest dissident-in-exile
Slapped with a number of charges, the thirty-something lawyer fears that he will not receive a fair trial in the city-state.
Singapore carries out another double dawn hanging after marathon midnight appeal
The prisoners in a suit that could stay the execution of their fellow inmates waited for 10 hours only to be told that it was an abuse of process.
Singapore execution toll set to climb after inmates' complaint of no access to counsel dismissed
The judge says the cost orders slapped on those who represented death row prisoners are justified, and that lawyers might have 'perfectly valid' reasons for refusing to take up such cases.
UN condemns latest Singapore executions as pressure mounts
It says there is a growing consensus for the universal abolition of the death penalty.
Singapore court gives same-day deadline to lawyerless inmates after invoking 'abuse of process' on suit
This left them with just hours to work through complex legal terminology and procedures to support their suit.
Two more inmates hanged in Singapore prison
Today's was the first of two double executions planned ahead of Singapore's National Day celebration on Aug 9.
Ahead of busy execution week, 23 inmates accuse Singapore of denying them justice in historic suit
This is the first time that so many inmates have come together to sue the government amid a wave of executions in the city-state.
Busy week for Singapore's hangman ahead of first post-pandemic National Day do
The city-state is preparing to execute four prisoners in the coming week, a record of sorts matched only by the recent hangings in Myanmar.
Double execution: Singapore to hang another two plaintiffs in racial bias suit
Two more prisoners convicted of drug offences will hang on Aug 2 despite widespread condemnation of Singapore's continued use of the death sentence.
Singapore executes another ethnic Malay involved in racial bias suit
This comes less than a week after fellow plaintiff Nazeri Lajim was hanged under controversial circumstances.
Singapore showing utter disregard for life, says Amnesty in global call to condemn 'wave of hangings'
The strong statement comes hours after the city-state carried out its fifth execution this year.