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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?