LFL: Singapore must withdraw unacceptable threat against Pannir Selvam’s lawyer

Press Statement Singapore must withdraw unacceptable threat against Pannir Selvam’s lawyer 16 July 2019   This statement is in relation to threats made by the Singapore authorities against lawyer N Surendran who has been representing Malaysian death row prisoners, including Pannir Selvam Pranthaman. Pannir, who is sentenced to death for a drug offence, was granted…

LFL: Four Malaysian citizens face imminent execution in Changi prison; Singapore must halt this serial hanging

Press Statement Four Malaysian citizens face imminent execution in Changi prison; Singapore must halt this serial hanging 12 July 2019   We have received disturbing information on the fate of death row prisoners at Singapore’s Changi prison. We can confirm that over the past week up to 10 prisoners have had their clemency petitions rejected…

LFL: Malaysian citizen Pannir Selvam scheduled for execution in S’pore on 24 May has been denied his constitutional rights

Press Statement Malaysian citizen Pannir Selvam scheduled for execution in S’pore on 24 May has been denied his constitutional rights 18 May 2019   On 17th May 2019, the family of Malaysian citizen Pannir Selvam a/l Pranthaman aged 32 were notified by Singapore that he would be executed at Changi prison the following week.  …

LFL: PH government’s deportation of Thai national at risk of persecution is similar to the BN regime’s methods

Press Statement PH government’s deportation of Thai national at risk of persecution is similar to the BN regime’s methods 14 May 2019   On 10 May 2019, Malaysia deported Praphan Pipithnamporn back to Thailand, despite grave concerns that she will be persecuted by Thailand’s military junta, and against Malaysia’s obligations under international law.   Praphan…

LFL: Home Ministry’s response to accusations of backtracking on reforms is dishonest, flimsy & similar to the former BN govt’s excuses

Home Ministry’s response to accusations of backtracking on reforms is dishonest, flimsy & similar to the former BN govt’s excuses 22 April 2019 In a statement on 20th April 2019, the Home Ministry responded to accusations of backtracking on reforms by claiming that discussions are still ongoing with the police, AGC and others to amend…