Singapore to execute mentally impaired man

112 views
Graphic: amnestyusa.org

A Malaysian man, Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, has been given a letter confirming 10 November as the date of his execution in Singapore.

According to his lawyers, this is despite Nagaenthran’s diagnosis of an intellectual impairment by a certified psychiatrist.

BFM speaks to Dobby Chew, executive coordinator of the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network, about the efforts being taken to stop the execution.

Produced by: Raihanna Azwar and Loo Juosie
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan and Lee Chwi Lynn

Thanks for dropping by! The views expressed in Aliran's media statements and the NGO statements we have endorsed reflect Aliran's official stand. Views and opinions expressed in other pieces published here do not necessarily reflect Aliran's official position.

Our voluntary writers work hard to keep these articles free for all to read. But we do need funds to support our struggle for Justice, Freedom and Solidarity. To maintain our editorial independence, we do not carry any advertisements; nor do we accept funding from dubious sources. If everyone reading this was to make a donation, our fundraising target for the year would be achieved within a week. So please consider making a donation to Persatuan Aliran Kesedaran Negara, CIMB Bank account number 8004240948.
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments