A Door to Hope: Chijioke Stephen Obioha

By M Ravi Very soon, yet another individual is about to be executed in a state-sanctioned hanging. According to Amnesty International, the date for the execution of Chijioke Stephen Obioha (a Nigerian national)… Continue reading

An innocent man may soon be hanged under mere circumstantial evidence

By Jolovan Wham 29 year old Prabagaran A/L Srivijayan has been condemned to death. The only thing that will prevent the execution is if the President pardons him, or if an appeal, which… Continue reading

“The doors to that cell would witness whether I walked out to my freedom or to my death.”

Once again Jeremy, one of the rare individuals who managed to successfully challenge his death sentence in Singapore, shares his thoughts with us. He walks as a free man today. *Name has been… Continue reading

“My life could have ended on a rope at dawn on a Friday morning.”

Jeremy, one of the rare individuals who managed to successfully challenge his death sentence in Singapore, shares his thoughts with us. He walks as a free man today. *Name has been changed to… Continue reading

In commemoration of the 14th World Day Against the Death Penalty

To commemorate the 14th World Day Against the Death Penalty, SADPC has released a campaign video.

Living with death row

Besides lawyers, academics, politicians, educators and activists, family members and former death row inmates were present at the 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo. Throughout the three days, they shared… Continue reading

SADPC at the 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty

Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Campaign (SADPC) attended the 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty this year. Held in Oslo on 21 – 23 June this year, the World Congress was organised by Ensemble… Continue reading

Kho Jabing – executed

Kho Jabing was executed at 3.30pm this afternoon, less than 5 hours after his appeal was dismissed by the Court of Appeal.

Kho Jabing – Apex court dismisses appeal, and execution is to proceed later today

At about 12.40pm on 20 May, Singapore’s Court of Appeal had thrown out an appeal filed by Jabing’s legal team late last night after an attempt to acquire a stay of execution through… Continue reading

UN Human Rights Office concerned by ongoing use of death penalty in Singapore

(Source: OHCHR) BANGKOK (5 April 2016) – The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) is concerned by the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision on Tuesday to uphold the death sentence given… Continue reading