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2018/11/02 | The Interpreter
SINGAPORE: 1 Week, 6 Executions, No Political Will for Change
On Oct. 26, Singapore executed Malaysian citizen Prabu N. Pathmanathan despite protests from the Malaysian government.
2017/12/22 | Shuriah Niazi
Debating the Death Penalty for Raping Young Girls in India
In reaction to headline grabbing cases and alarming statistics the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh is on the verge of introducing the death sentence for sexual assaults of young girls.
2017/05/12 | TNL Staff
Life Sentence, Not Death Penalty, for ‘Random Killing’ in Taiwan
Today's decision is significant for Taiwan where human rights groups believe defendants with mental health issues have been executed because of serious flaws in the court system.
2017/04/11 | TNL Staff
INFOGRAPHIC: China the World’s Top Executor in 2016
The number of death sentences and executions in China each year are both in the thousands.
2016/11/17 | Edward White
BREAKING: Singapore Court Denies Last Minute Bid to Stop Execution
Eleventh-hour bid to stay the execution of a Nigerian man in Singapore has been dismissed by the court.
2016/10/16 | The Japan Times
OPINION: Questioning Capital Punishment in Japan
The time has come for truly meaningful discussions on whether Japan should keep executing prisoners.
2016/10/06 | Mo Tz-pin
Film Festival Highlights Debate over Death Penalty in Taiwan
A group opposed to capital punishment hopes to raise awareness on the controversial issue through films and after-screening discussions.
2016/09/24 | Amy Maguire
Australia Should Take a Stand on Filipino Woman Facing Execution in Indonesia
Australia’s selective advocacy on behalf of people subject to the death penalty weakens its campaigns for individual Australians at risk of execution.
2016/08/31 | TNL Staff
Four More Taiwanese Drug Traffickers Sentenced to Death in Indonesia
The four could join the more than 40 individuals who could be executed by the end of 2017.
2016/08/19 | ZiQing Low
Grim Outlook for Taiwanese Arrested on Drug Charges in Indonesia
Five Taiwanese nationals arrested in Indonesia on drug-related offences may face the death penalty as Jokowi continues to wage his War on Drugs.
2016/07/11 | Edward White
INTERVIEW: Fighting for the Innocent on Death Row in Taiwan
'There are records of the torture – no one can believe it, but it happened, it is very serious.'
2016/06/28 | Edward White
FEATURE: Clock Ticks as Indonesian Execution Spree Looms
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?