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

Mercy for Jabing

Together with our colleagues at We Believe in Second Chances and Jabing’s family members, we held a press conference on Tuesday, 17 May, at 6pm. Representing SADPC on the panel, here was what… Continue reading

The most heart wrenching case I have ever worked on

This is the banner that Kirsten and I made for the press conference jointly organised by We Believe in Second Chances, and Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Campaign. Time is running out and we have… Continue reading

Kho Jabing: President allows the submission of a clemency petition, but will not postpone the date of execution

We just received word that Kho Jabing’s legal team had just received a response from the President saying that he will welcome the submission of a clemency petition, but will not be postponing… Continue reading

Update on Kho Jabing: Execution has been scheduled

After being granted a stay of execution last November a day before he was scheduled to be hanged, Kho Jabing’s death sentence was once again maintained on 5 April 2016 by Singapore’s apex… Continue reading

Update on Kho Jabing

The hearing for the Criminal Motion filed on behalf of Kho Jabing will take place at 2.30pm tomorrow, in the Court of Appeal.