08 May '12, 3am

{Videos} 2005 Public Forum on Death Penalty in Singapore and Appeal outside Istana for Shanmugam… via @wordpressdotcom

“He struggled, I know he struggled before he died,” Shanmugam’s sister said. “It must have been painful. I couldn’t see but my soul was there with him when he died.” A hint of a smile broke when she recounted that they laughed loudly when she visited her brother a few days before his execution. It was an attempt to bury the fear and sorrow that hung around them. She talked with him through a glass window. “We asked if we could touch and hug him, but they wouldn’t let us. He is our property and I wanted to hold him just one last time. Why won’t they let me?”

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