Singapore: days ahead to die
The city-state is a strong supporter of the death penalty. But for how much longer?
The city-state strongly supports the use of death penalty. Death sentences are regularly handed down for drug related-offences, as witnessed in neighbouring countries. The use of death penalty is seen as a sovereignty issue by Singapore, even if increasingly challenged by the international community. In which direction the country is heading regarding these issues?
Giada Girelli is a human rights analyst at Harm Reduction International. She monitors trends on violations of fundamental rights committed in the name of drug control. Prison Insider asked her three questions.