How El Chapo’s sons built a fentanyl empire poisoning America
Collectively known as Los Chapitos, the four siblings were once mocked by adversaries as entitled princelings more concerned with flashing their wealth than the grubby work of moving tons of cocaine into the US.
Indonesia to repatriate alleged drug trafficker to Italy
Interpol issued a red notice for Strangio in 2016 over the sale of 160kg of marijuana and links to Italy's 'Ndrangheta' organised crime syndicate, police say.
Malaysian on death row in Singapore acquitted after appeal with new evidence
G Punithan had been sentenced to death in May 2020, the first to be handed the penalty during the Covid-19 pandemic via remote hearing.
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.
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.
Appeals court upholds lorry attendant's death sentence for drug trafficking
M Santanasamy has one more round of appeal, to the Federal Court.