Prison Reforms: We Need To Be Kinder
YB Liew Chin Tong, Senator in Dewan Negara & Former Deputy Minister of Defence
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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.
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Produced by: Evening Edition
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan
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Tags: Evening Edition, Policy and Governance, Prisons, Detention Centres, Covid-19, Overcrowding