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Singapore Doubles Down on Executions

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Singapore Prison Service visitor entrance, April 26, 2023. © 2023 Lionel Ng/AP Photo The Singaporean government since mid-April has issued at least four execution notices to individuals convicted of drug-related offenses. They are among 36 death row prisoners taking part in a legal action relating to their constitutional right to legal aid following appeal. None of these prisoners currently have legal representation.The executions of these prisoners have been put on hold, awaiting the outcome of the court application.But the Singaporean government remains determined…

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