LFL: Due process denied in dismissal of Malaysian death row prisoners' suit against Singapore AG
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Kuala Lampur, Feb. 14 -- A rights group has criticised the Singapore High Court's dismissal of lawsuits by two Malaysians currently on death row at Changi Prison.
Gobi Avedian and Datchinamurthy Kataiah had sued the Singapore attorney general (AG) over the alleged brutal and unlawful execution methods practised by prison authorities.
Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) legal coordinator, Zaid Malek, said the duo's suits were dismissed yesterday without due process.
"There was no fairness or due process in the manner in which the Singapore AG and court dealt with the two suits," said Zaid who is also the lawyer for the two inmates' families.
"At the behest of the AG, the High Court rushed the hearing of the suits without giving adequate time to ...
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