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Singapore launches survey on death penalty

Oct 31, 2018 - 3:02 PM

The Ministry of Home Affairs says the survey is part of the government's 'regular research on our criminal justice system' and involves citizens and permanent residents

3rd reading vote for death penalty bill on March 7 – Fariñas

Mar 02, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Human rights group iDefend vows to expose the killer congressmen who will be voting in favor of the capital punishment measure

INCHING CLOSER TO APPROVAL. The House plenary votes on the death penalty bill on 2nd reading on March 1. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Indonesia jeered at UN meeting after backing death penalty for drug offenses

Apr 20, 2016 - 10:53 AM

The UN meeting aimed to address the global drug problem

'Foreign inmates on death row in Indonesia denied rights'

Oct 15, 2015 - 7:04 PM

In a damning report Amnesty International slams Indonesia s continued use of the death penalty for drug related crimes

TENSION. Tension between Australia and Indonesia grew after Australian drug traffickers Andrew Chan (L) and Myuran Sukumaran (R) were executed. File photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

Reduced time for US federal drug offenders already behind bars

Jul 19, 2014 - 12:29 PM

The US Sentencing Commission votes to allow prison reductions for already convicted and imprisoned inmates in a move that is expected to affect some 46 000 convicts