When a court sentences a person to death, the result is irreversible. The government of Singapore can still save the life of Nguyen Tuong Van and all others on the death-row. A sentence of life in prison for the most serious offenses would keep us just as safe.
Call to Commute the death sentences of Nguyen Tuong Van
When a court sentences a person to death, the result is irreversible.
Nguyen Tuong Van will be hanged today, Friday, 2nd Decemeber 2005, at 6.00 am.
The government of Singapore can still save the life of Nguyen Tuong Van and all others on the death-row.
This cruel, inhumane and degrading punishment has to stop.
Think Centre together with fellow concern Singaporeans and the international community pleas to stop this cruel punishment.
Think Centre express its concern that the death penalty is being used inconsistently with the criteria of absolute necessity and proportionality in relation to drug trafficking cases.
We believe that any humane criminal justice system could not continue to justify the retention of the death penalty based on retribution.
Think Centre calls on the government to remove the mandatory death penalty for simple drug possession.
Overcoming social problems and bring criminal masterminds to justice is much more effective then hanging those presumed to be traffickers for simple possession of drugs.
Think Centre endorse the call for the moratorium on the death penalty in Singapore.
The moratorium will give Singapore an the opportunity to re-examine both the purpose of the penalty and its perceived effectiveness, and can save the lives of the condemned.
A sentence of life in prison for the most serious offenses would keep us just as safe.
Death penalty is a practice from the past like torture and slavery which must be rejected by all decent human beings. The death penalty is a inhumane, cruel and degrading punishment.
The right to life is the most fundamental of all human rights.
December 10 is International Human Rights Day, we plea that the Singapore government will hear the voice of all concern citizens and people to commute the death sentence of Nguyen Tuong Van and and all others on the death-row.
Singapore: Calls for immediate moratorium on the death penalty Petition to The Government of Singapore.
The majority of the 1157, local and international participants [Dec 2, at 2 am] endorse the call for immediate moratorium.
The Poll results [Dec 2. 2am] from local and participants on: Death Sentence for Nguyen Tuong Van is cruel, inhumane and degrading punishment, for a non-violent crime like drug possession.
COMMUTE to life sentence 135
NO to death sentence 339
YES to death sentence 147
2nd December 2005
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