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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.

2017/11/10 | Edward White

UPDATE: Waking from a Nightmare, 16 Years on Death Row in Taiwan

As a Taiwanese man wrongly held for murder readjusts to society, he has been awarded a record settlement by the courts.

2017/06/08 | ZiQing Low

Chinese Law Blog Claims Death Penalty Reform Success

Even international human rights NGOs have had to admit to the decline in the number of people sentenced to death in China, according to the blog.

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.

2017/05/02 | ZiQing Low

Supervising an Execution in China

A prosecutor offers a look into executions carried out in China.

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.

2016/12/30 | Michael Beltran

Shout-out to the Philippines: Make 2017 'The Year of the Boomerang’

'Just the other day I received my first death threat from a loyalist of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos.' When the police come knocking at the doors of the people in 2017, the response might not be as friendly as those in power hope. We should be scared for 2017, but also up for the fight.

2016/11/21 | Edward White

Questions over Execution and Mishandled Cremation in Singapore

Reeling from what they believe was the mishandled execution and cremation of a convicted drug trafficker last week, Singaporean lawyers are now preparing themselves to fight the next round of executions.

2016/11/21 | Edward White

Questions over Execution and Mishandled Cremation in Singapore

Reeling from what they believe was the mishandled execution and cremation of a convicted drug trafficker last week, Singaporean lawyers are now preparing themselves to fight the next round of executions.

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.