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100k Letters of Support for Drug Mule on Death Row Seeking Clemency

Brian Yap, Research Consultant, Amnesty International Malaysia

14-Dec-21 14:00

100k Letters of Support for Drug Mule on Death Row Seeking Clemency

37 year old Hoo Yew Wah, who’s on death row in Bentong,  received over 101,348 letters, emails and signatures from all over the world in support for his application for clemency and commutation of his death sentence. This was announced by Amnesty International Malaysia at a vigil they organised to commemorate Yew Wah’s recent birthday on 5 December and International Human Rights Day on 10 December. Brian Yap of Amnesty International Malaysia joins us to discuss.


Image credit: Amnesty International Malaysia

Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan


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