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Singapore authorities urged to save Malaysian man from execution

Headline Title:  Singapore urged to save Malaysian man from execution 09 May 2012 A young Malaysian man under threat of imminent execution in Singapore for drug trafficking should be granted clemency, Amnesty International and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) have said.Yong Vui Kong, who was 19 when he was first arrested for possessing 47g of heroin in 2007, has no other options left.On 4 April, the Supreme Court rejected his third and final appeal, which was made on the basis he was subjected to unequal treatment before the law.“Countries around the world have abolished…

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