The logic of Singapore’s death penalty for drugs is untenable
My experience working with the families of death row inmates has shown me just how problematic this legislation really is.
As Singapore prepares to execute Kho Jabing this Friday, activists are fighting back
"It's as if the law didn’t take his life seriously at all": the last clemency granted to a death row inmate was in 1998; no one has been shown mercy since. Yet activists are nothing if not stubborn.
I discovered the truth about Singapore's 'war on drugs'. Now I campaign against the death penalty
The Singaporean criminal justice system expected Yong Vui Kong to die for a mistake he’d made when he was just 19 years old. There are many other stories like his. Listen to an audio version of this article.
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and SlaveryNo agency: laying the foundation for exploitation of migrant workers
There are many tragic stories that highlight the abuse and exploitation of Singapore's migrant workers. But underlying them all is a basic, structural problem: the workers' inability to speak for themselves and be respected as individuals.
Published in: openDemocracyUKBritain's new visa laws are breaking families and hearts
New laws which require the British half of a couple to earn more than £18,600 before they can move here with their non EU partner are a disaster for thousands of people.