Prabu Pathmanathan, who has been executed by Singapore. Photo: Twitter

Malaysian calls fall on deaf ears as Singapore executes drug trafficker Prabu Pathmanathan

  • The hanging of Prabu Pathmanathan comes despite high-level intervention from Malaysia. Mahathir Mohamad’s government has made human rights key to its agenda and vowed to abolish the death penalty
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Prabu Pathmanathan, who has been executed by Singapore. Photo: Twitter
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.