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Singapore: Cooperate or die: Singapore's flawed reforms to the mandatory death penalty

, Index number: ACT 50/7158/2017

Singapore has recorded a significant reduction in its use of the death penalty in recent years, with executions dropping from more than 70 per year in the mid-1990s to single figures in the subsequent decade. Despite this progress, the death penalty in the country continues to be used in violation of international law and standards, particularly with respect to its mandatory application and use for drug-related offences.

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