Amnesty International report on the death penalty

29 March 2011

Amnesty International (AI) has released a new report on the death penalty.

AI found that countries which continue to use the death penalty are being left increasingly isolated following a decade of progress towards abolition.

The summary and full report can be found at the link below.
http://www.amnesty.org/en/news-and-updates/report/death-penalty-2010-executing-countries-left-isolated-after-decade-progress

Also read a blog post on the issue by Salil Shetty, Secretary-General of Amnesty International
http://livewire.amnesty.org/2011/03/28/the-global-movement-to-kill-the-death-penalty/


What can I say? – BBC radio documentary

13 March 2011

What can be said publicly in countries where politics, tradition and memories of past trauma combine to put limits on free expression?

In partnership with the Australian radio station ABC, the four-part series What Can I Say? explores freedom of speech and democracy in South East Asia.

Presenter Gary Bryson travels to Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand and Singapore to meet people who are trying to find a voice for their village, their culture or their nation.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/documentaries/2011/01/110131_what_can_i_say.shtml


Singapore Government submits National Report for UPR process

1 March 2011

The Singapore Government recently submitted its National Report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

MARUAH’s comments on the report can be found in the media reports below
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1113004/1/.html
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/international/spore-submits-first-human-rights-report-to-un/425288


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