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Massive leap backwards as Singapore resumes executions

Headline Title:  Massive leap backwards as Singapore resumes executions 18 July 2014 Singapore has taken a reprehensible U-turn by executing the first two prisoners since 2011, Amnesty International and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) said today.Tang Hai Liang, 36, and Foong Chee Peng, 48, were executed today at Singapore’s Changi Prison Complex. They had been convicted and mandatorily sentenced to death for drug-related offences in January and April 2011 respectively under the Misuse of Drugs Act.“The executions by hanging of Tang Hai Liang and Foong Chee Peng represent…

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