Attendees hold signs during a protest against the death penalty at Speakers’ Corner in Singapore in April. Photo: AFP
Attendees hold signs during a protest against the death penalty at Speakers’ Corner in Singapore in April. Photo: AFP
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UN rights office ‘deeply troubled’ by Singapore executions: ‘We deplore the hanging’

  • The UN said it deplored the hanging on Tuesday of a Malaysian and a Singaporean for drug trafficking, calling for a halt to all scheduled executions
  • Two other men, Abdul Rahim bin Shapiee and Ong Seow Ping, are expected to be executed on Friday, the UN human rights office added in its statement

Attendees hold signs during a protest against the death penalty at Speakers’ Corner in Singapore in April. Photo: AFP
Attendees hold signs during a protest against the death penalty at Speakers’ Corner in Singapore in April. Photo: AFP
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