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The Sum of My Days – An Internship Experience

The Sum of My Days – An Internship Experience

About a year ago, I gave up life as I knew it: void of zeal and ardour. Along with it, I solemnly vowed to embark upon a journey I have only dared to daydream of and come what may, embrace opportunities I have always felt fervently about. Little did I know, as I applied for […]

Death Penalty in Malaysia: The Prerogative of the Gavel

As of 15 August 2020, 1,324 prisoners are on death row in Malaysia.[1] One of them is Arokiasamy Alphonso, who was sentenced to death under section 302 of the Penal Code for murdering his sister-in-law in 2012.[2] Eight years later, he still awaits his fate and today, the question plagues his mind, is the Grim […]

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Malaysia’s Death Penalty and the Justice System: The Arokiasamy Murder Case

The Arokiasamy Murder Case is the first death penalty case the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) decided to fund, supporting lawyers to represent Mr. Ariokiasamy A/L Alphonso (AA). It tells the story of a man, Arokiasamy (AA) who is currently on death row for killing his sister-in-law. He was convicted under the […]

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