A mother's joy as son gets chance of death row reprieve
For two decades, Siti Zabidah Muhammad Rasyid has been hoping for a miracle.
Malaysian rights group blasts Singapore govt, law society after prominent lawyer suspended
Lawyers for Liberty says the suspension of M Ravi will affect many Malaysians on death row in Singapore in their bid for a fair trial.
No regrets, says Singapore rights lawyer after 5-year suspension
M Ravi says he chose to dedicate his legal career to the cause of human rights and access to justice in Singapore.
Bill on abolition of mandatory death penalty to be tabled next month
It is expected to be passed in April and gazetted by May.
Second chances for death row prisoners
Film director Mohammad Alshatri speaks about his upcoming movie, 'Peluang Kedua', and the role of capital punishment in society.
In twist, Singaporean scheduled for execution named witness in probe against prominent lawyer
Lawyer M Ravi says Nazeri Lajim, whose execution is fixed for this Friday, is a crucial witness in an ongoing investigation.
Singapore opposition parties write to law minister on fear among lawyers
They ask if lawyers in the city-state are afraid to represent prisoners in important legal matters due to fear of government reprisal.
Singapore set to execute another drug offender ahead of Ramadan
An activist says this raises fears that authorities are 'trying to clear the backlog' in prison.
Stop punishing lawyers, rights group tells Singapore govt
Lawyers for Liberty slams the 'constant harassment of lawyers and the creation of a culture of fear among legal practitioners'.
Japan executes three prisoners in first hangings since 2019
Japan is one of the few developed countries to keep the death penalty, and public support for capital punishment remains high despite international criticism, especially from rights groups.
Japan death row inmates sue over ‘inhumane’ same-day notification
Capital punishment in Japan is conducted by hanging, and the practice of not informing inmates of the timing until shortly before execution has been decried by international organisations for the stress it places on prisoners.
Rights group slams Singapore over looming execution of mentally disabled Malaysian
Lawyers for Liberty says no civilised nation should resort to hanging the mentally disabled.