Latest: Singapore single mother awaits death row in Malaysia for drug trafficking. On the pretext of a business trip to China, Iqah was handed a suitcase containing heroin arranged by her Nigerian boyfriend and was arrested by Malaysian Immigration. A campaign is underway to raise funds for the appeal. To find out more, read

We have also heard that since Vui Kong's appeal started, there has been an unofficial stay of execution for all prisoners on death row in Changi Prison, pending the decision of the court on Yong's case. As the case has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal, we anticipate a Changi gallows bloodbath in a scale not seen since the Pulau Senang uprising in 1965 when 18 men were convicted of murder and hanged in a single Friday morning.

Singapore, which routinely persecute dissenters and critics, continue to hang young drug runners while at the same time work closely with Burmese military generals, and has invested billions in business ties with Burma, one of the biggest heroin manufacturing countries the world.


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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

TOC: Father of Vignes Mourthi seeks redress for son’s hanging in S’pore

Father of Vignes Mourthi seeks redress for son’s hanging in S’pore 
Mr Mourthi Vasu today went to the S’pore High Commission in Kuala Lumpur to seek redress for his son’s hanging in Singapore. Vignes Mourthi, who was 21-years old when he was arrested in 2001 for drug trafficking, was hanged in S’pore in 2003.
Mr Mourthi was accompanied by Mr Surendan of Lawyers For Liberty who handed over a memorandum of protest to the 3rd secretary of the Singapore High Commission.

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