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Singapore Hangs Man for Conspiring to Traffic 2 Pounds of Cannabis

Posted on AllSides April 26th, 2023
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Singapore on Wednesday executed a man convicted of conspiring to traffic about two pounds of cannabis, a punishment that human rights groups called grossly excessive with other countries around the world relaxing their stances on marijuana. The man, Tangaraju Suppiah, a 46-year-old Singaporean, was sentenced in 2018 for coordinating with two other men to import the cannabis in 2013. Although he never came into contact with the drug, he was sentenced to death by hanging after a judge ruled that he was linked to the other men through two phone...

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https://nytimes.com/2023/04/26/world/asia/singapore-execution-cannabis.html

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