By Lucía Tedesco via El Planteo. 

Singapore has a completely rigid anti-drug law compared to many other countries in the world. It provides for the death penalty by hanging, a sentence that has already been carried out on more than one prisoner.

According to Amnesty International, Singapore had not carried out any executions for two years, until March 30, 2022, when Abdul Kahar bin Othman, who had been convicted of drug-related offenses, was sent to die by hanging. "This is a shameful breach of international law," Rachel Chhoa-Howard, Amnesty International's Southeast Asia researcher, said at the time.

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Despite attempts by international human rights law and standards to curb the death penalty for drug-related offenses, 11 men were hanged for drug offenses in Singapore last …

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