11 Oct '17, 6am

Singapore: Executions continue in flawed attempt to tackle drug crime, despite limited reforms

Singapore’s continued reliance on mandatory death sentences, which violate international law, has meant that dozens of low level drug offenders have been sent to death row in recent years, Amnesty International said in a new report released today. Cooperate or Die also reveals how death penalty reforms introduced in 2013, while reducing the number of people sentenced to death, do not go nearly far enough and in particular have left life and death decisions in the hands of the public prosecutor instead of judges. Singapore likes to paint itself as a prosperous and progressive role model, but its use of the death penalty shows flagrant disregard for human life. Chiara Sangiorgio, Amnesty International’s Death Penalty Adviser Share this Twitter Facebook Email “Singapore likes to paint itself as a prosperous and progressive role model, but its use of the death penalty shows fl...

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