Malaysian’s abolition of death penalty and the argument against it being a deterrence to crime

Back in mid October 2018, Malaysia's de-facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong had announced that the newly elected Malaysian government planned to abolish the death penalty which was currently employed by its legal system as punishment for severe crimes such as murder,...

International human rights groups plead with Singapore to abolish the death penalty after six men were recently hanged

Amnesty International and the United Nations Human Rights Office appealed to Singapore to stop the hangings and abolish the “cruel and irreversible” death penalty. The wealthy city-state has recently executed six men convicted of drug offences in October, despite...

Criminal Lawyers call on Law Ministry to abolish the Death Penalty and decriminalize s.377A and euthanasia

During an interview with the Straits Times in December 2014, the late Subhas Anandan, who founded the Association of Criminal Lawyer (“ACLS”), said in no uncertain terms that “the ACLS, unlike the Law Society, will continue to voice its views on legislation and other...