Roslan bin Bakar

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The Death Penalty – Is this justice?

Kirsten Han / As I am writing this, it is being announced that Troy Davis has been executed, time of death 11:08pm (time in Georgia). Despite affidavits from witnesses recanting their statements, despite allegations of testimony extracted under duress, despite doubt cast on his guilt for about two decades, despite campaigns and protests all over … Continue reading

Roslan’s family writes to the President

Roslan bin Bakar was arrested on 18 July 2008. He was convicted of trafficking 96.07g of diamorphine and 76.37g of methamphetamine and sentenced to death on 22 April 2010. Roslan maintains his innocence to this day, saying that he had not been at the scene of the crime. He was convicted mostly based on testimony, … Continue reading

An Open Letter to Presidential Candidates

Dear Presidential Candidates, My name is Kirsten Han, and I am one of the co-founders of We Believe In Second Chances. I was very encouraged to see my fellow campaigner Priscilla present at The Online Citizen’s Face 2 Face 2, to be able to speak with all of you on the death penalty. I would … Continue reading

The case of Roslan bin Bakar

Kirsten Han, Khairulanwar Zaini and Priscilla Chia / Roslan bin Bakar was arrested on 18 July 2008 at the house of his step-brother, and subsequently charged with trafficking in 96.07 grams of diamorphine and 76.37 grams of methamphetamine. He was found guilty and sentenced to death on 22 April 2010. His appeal has been dismissed … Continue reading