A DEED OF TRUST

№ 4 Bishopsgate, Singapore. My car pulled up to the gates of this old colonial house located near Grange Road, I recalled that during the Japanese Occupation, these were the living quarters of Rev. John Hayter, priest-in-charge of St Hilda’s Church. …

For the last 18 months, we have been battling an invisible enemy without respite.

In stealth, the enemy travels across borders incognito, hiding in plain sight, stealing a ride into our very midst.

The troops it marshals for its destructive aims are none other than us ourselves. It recruits anyone…

2.00pm, Tuesday, 31 May 2016 — Seven or eight police officers swarmed into the diminutive 67-year-old’s home. Ignoring her request to take off their shoes before entering, they roamed around her place for more than an hour, taking videos and photographs as they wanted. …

When all legal avenues have been exhausted, the last resort for a criminal sentenced to death, is to apply for Presidential clemency.

When Singapore gained independence in 1965, the avenue of clemency was embedded into the Singapore Constitution[1]. Although clemency is usually discussed in the context of capital cases, it…

The death penalty has been a part of crime and punishment in Singapore from day one. …

Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss

A lawyer practising in Singapore for more than 30 years.

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