capital punishment


BREAKING: Singapore Court Denies Last Minute Bid to Stop Execution

Edward White

Eleventh-hour bid to stay the execution of a Nigerian man in Singapore has been dismissed by the court.


OPINION: Questioning Capital Punishment in Japan

The Japan Times

The time has come for truly meaningful discussions on whether Japan should keep executing prisoners.


Film Festival Highlights Debate over Death Penalty in Taiwan

Mo Tz-pin

A group opposed to capital punishment hopes to raise awareness on the controversial issue through films and after-screening discussions.


Australia Should Take a Stand on Filipino Woman Facing Execution in Indonesia

Amy Maguire

Australia’s selective advocacy on behalf of people subject to the death penalty weakens its campaigns for individual Australians at risk of execution.

A member of the German Criminal Investigation Division (BKA) displays Crystal Methamphetamine (Crystal Meth) during a news conference at the BKA office in Wiesbaden

Four More Taiwanese Drug Traffickers Sentenced to Death in Indonesia

TNL Staff

The four could join the more than 40 individuals who could be executed by the end of 2017.


Grim Outlook for Taiwanese Arrested on Drug Charges in Indonesia

ZiQing Low

Five Taiwanese nationals arrested in Indonesia on drug-related offences may face the death penalty as Jokowi continues to wage his War on Drugs.


INTERVIEW: Fighting for the Innocent on Death Row in Taiwan

Edward White

'There are records of the torture – no one can believe it, but it happened, it is very serious.'


FEATURE: Clock Ticks as Indonesian Execution Spree Looms

Edward White

Hope and Hypocrisy: Despite fighting for the freedom of hundreds of its own citizens facing the death penalty abroad, Indonesia looks set to carry out a spate of executions of foreign nationals. Can international and local activists force the populist Jokowi administration to change its course?

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