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SINGAPORE: HEROIN TRAFFICKER FAILS IN ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE DEATH PENALTY

June 29, 2015: Kester Ng Wei Ren, a heroin trafficker who has been on death row for more than four years, failed in his bid to escape the gallows, after the High Court found that he did not meet the criteria to be re-sentenced to life imprisonment under new laws which came into effect on 1 Jannuary 2013, giving judges the discretion to sentence drug offenders to life imprisonment instead of a mandatory death penalty.
Ng was the first to have his application for re-sentencing dismissed, when he failed to convince the court he was a mere courier. He was convicted in 2010 of trafficking in 23.38 grams of heroin and given the then mandatory death penalty. His appeal was dismissed later that year.
From 1 January 2013 until 30 June 2015, eleven drug offenders have had their death sentences commuted to life imprisonment under the new regime. Four of them were re-sentenced in 2014 and another three were in 2015 (as of 30 June). (Sources: Hands Off Cain and straitstimes.com, 30/06/2015)

SYRIA: ISLAMIC STATE BEHEADS FOUR FOR SORCERY, INCLUDING TWO WOMEN
GHANA: PRESIDENT MAHAMA FREES 900 PRISONERS
USA: 462 PEOPLE SHOT DEAD BY POLICE THIS YEAR
IRAN: DEATH SENTENCES ISSUED FOR 10 INDIVIDUALS IN SOUTHEASTERN PRISON
IRAN: PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE MOHAMMAD ALI TAHERI SENTENCED TO DEATH
HANDS OFF CAIN, U.S. SUPREME COURT SHOULD EVALUATE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF DEATH PENALTY ITSELF
ALMOST EXECUTED BY MISSISSIPPI, MICHELLE BYROM FREE
JAPAN: MURDERER CONVICT EXECUTED, GOVERNMENT ABE’S TWELFTH EXECUTION
NIGERIA: NINE PEOPLE SENTENCED TO DEATH BY KANO SHARIA COURT FOR BLASPHEMY AGAINST ISLAM
USA: TSARNAEV FORMALLY SENTENCED TO 6 DEATH SENTENCES
TEXAS (USA): NO DEATH SENTENCES IN THE LAST 6 MONTHS
CHINA: THREE DRUG SMUGGLERS EXECUTED
SAUDI CONFIRMS DEATH PENALTIES FOR MURDERS OF 4 FRENCH
LOUISIANA (USA): EXECUTIONS ON HOLD FOR AT LEAST A YEAR AS STATE SORTS OUT DEATH PENALTY METHOD
FRANCE DOING EVERYTHING IT CAN TO SAVE SERGE FROM EXECUTION
KUWAIT: PINAY CONVICT RETURNS HOME AFTER 10-YEAR DETENTION
UN: ISLAMIC STATE COMMITTING ATROCITIES ON 'AN INDUSTRIAL SCALE'
ZIMBABWE: MAN WHO RIPPED 83 YR OLD' STOMACH AND ROBBED SENTENCED TO DEATH
SOUTH CAROLINA (USA): GOVERNOR NIKKI HALEY CALLS FOR DEATH PENALTY FOR DYLANN ROOF IN CHURCH SHOOTINGS
IRAN: WRITER SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR APOSTASY
INDIA: MAN AWARDED CAPITAL PUNISHMENT FOR RAPING EIGHT-YEAR-OLD GIRL
TEXAS (USA): GREGORY RUSSEAU EXECUTED
PAKISTAN: TEN OTHER CONVICTED OF MURDER HANGED IN VARIOUS CITIES
YEMEN: AL QAEDA EXECUTES SAUDI MEMBERS FOR 'SPYING'
IRAN: DRUG SMUGGLER HANGED IN PUBLIC
BANGLADESH: HIGHEST COURT UPHOLDS DEATH SENTENCE OF TOP ISLAMIST
SAUDI ARABIA: TWO MURDERERS BEHEADED
EGYPT: DEATH SENTENCE AGAINST EX PRESIDENT MORSI UPHELD
IRAN: 25 PRISONERS WERE HANGED IN GOHARDASHT PRISON, KARAJ, WEST OF TEHRAN
KENYA: MP PROPOSES BILLS TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY

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