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Sir Richard Branson declines Singapore death penalty TV debate invitation

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Sir Richard Branson has turned down an invitation from Singapore's government to take part in a live television debate about the country's approach towards drugs and the death penalty.
Published 3 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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Sir Richard Branson declines Singapore death penalty TV debate invitation

The British billionaire has spoken out about Singapore's death penalty for crimes such as drug trafficking.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Richard Branson refuses Singapore invitation to debate death penalty

UK entrepreneur turns down live TV debate ands says government should instead engage with local activistsThe British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has rejected an invitation from Singapore’s interior minister to debate the death penalty, but doubled down on his criticism over the execution of a Malaysian man.The ministry of home affairs invited Branson, a long-time campaigner against capital punishment, this month for a live televised debate …

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson turns down TV debate on death penalty

Virgin billionaire Sir Richard Branson has turned down an invitation from the Singapore government to debate the death penalty live on TV.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Richard Branson says he won't take part in Singapore televised death penalty debate

British entrepreneur Richard Branson has declined an invitation from the Singaporean government to take part in a live television debate on the death penalty.

3 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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British billionaire Branson turns down Singapore’s offer to debate death penalty

The Virgin Group founder said he had felt ‘compelled to speak out’ about executions in the city state, but declined the invitation to take part in a televised discussion on the subject as he felt it would turn ‘serious debate into spectacle’.

3 months ago·Hong Kong
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Richard Branson says he won't take part in Singapore televised death penalty debate

By Christian Edwards, CNNBritish entrepreneur Richard Branson has declined an invitation from the Singaporean government to take part in a live television debate on the death penalty.Branson — a long-time campaigner against capital punishment — had criticized Singapore’s decision in April this year to execute 33-year-old Nagaenthran Dharmalingam for drug trafficking.In a blog post at the time, Branson called the news “heart-breaking,” and spoke …

3 months ago·Panama City, United States
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