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Singapore Death Row Inmate Saved by Covid-19 – For Now

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Activists attend a candlelight vigil against the impending execution of Nagaenthran Dharmalingam outside the Singaporean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 8, 2021. © 2021 AP Photo/Vincent Thian On November 9, just one day before he was scheduled to be hanged in Singapore after spending more than a decade on death row for a drug offense, Nagaenthran Dharmalingam received a stay of execution. He had tested positive for Covid-19, which led the Court of Appeal to adjourn a scheduled hearing to a later date. The irony that Singapore was determined to hang a…

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