Peter Murphy has had a distinguished career as a lawyer, advocate and judge. Having retired after 10 years as a justice of the Family Court, Peter has returned to his early love, journalism.
Timor-Leste shaping up for legislative elections
The Timor-Leste March 2022 Presidential elections gave a resounding win in the second round to Nobel Laureate Jose Ramos Horta, and this provided leverage for Xanana Gusmão in his efforts to wrest back the executive power he apologetically relinquished in February 2015. Continue reading »
Covid diagnosis delays intellectually disabled man’s execution — again
Diagnosed with COVID-19, a man on death row in Singapore has been given another stay of execution, allowing international outcry to grow louder. Continue reading »
Singapore hanging would be ‘tantamount to executing a child’
An intellectually disabled man on death row in Singapore has won another short reprieve, but the global campaign to save him is growing. Continue reading »