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Prison Reforms: We Need To Be Kinder

YB Liew Chin Tong, Senator in Dewan Negara & Former Deputy Minister of Defence

17-Feb-21 18:30

Prison Reforms: We Need To Be Kinder

With new clusters still emerging from prisons, several groups are questioning the efficacy of Covid-19 SOPs in prisons when overcrowding is still a problem. Senator Liew Chin Tong shares his insights on what needs to be done, including a proposal to grant eligible prisoners early or conditional release.

Image Source: Michelle Oude Maatman, Unsplash

Produced by: Evening Edition

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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