Friday, October 22, 2021

death row

Malaysian death row inmate in bid to cite Singapore minister for contempt

Rahmat Karimon and 16 other prisoners say K Shanmugam's remarks in parliament pose a risk of prejudice or interference with their ongoing court case on racial discrimination.
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A song for Malaysia from behind Singapore bars

Death row prisoner Pannir Selvam pens a tribute to his country, his second song from behind bars.

Inmate pens musical tribute to country from death row in Singapore

This is the second song written by Pannir Selvam Pranthaman, who is facing execution for a drug trafficking conviction.

Singapore AG threatens action against MalaysiaNow, 2 others over report on suit by Malay inmates

AG names portal alongside prominent Singaporean rights advocate M Ravi and a Malaysian rights group.

Rights group slams Singapore over S$5,000 fine on lawyer

LFL says M Ravi's work has resulted in regular harassment and intimidation by the Singapore government, police, AG's office and judiciary.

Singapore court rules govt immune from suit by 22 inmates over leaked letters

The suit was dismissed yesterday with costs of S$10.

California inmates paid millions in pandemic unemployment relief scam

These include high-profile serial killers and murderers on death row.

Rights group slams Singapore over fine on lawyer for mentally ill death row inmate

Lawyers for Liberty says this constitutes 'a serious interference' by Singapore with the prisoner's right to fair trial.

Murderer on death row voted into Sri Lanka Parliament

Premlal Jayasekera was convicted of murdering activist Susil Perera in January 2015.

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