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Forum on Death Penalty

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Close to two hundred members of the public including parishioners of St Ignatius Church (SIC) attended a forum titled Death Penalty - Is it a Deterrent? held at SIC Costantini Centre on Monday 29 October at 8 pm. After a welcome address by SIC Parish Priest Fr Andrew Wong CDD, Yang Arif Dato Mah Weng Kwai (retired Court of Appeal Judge), Yang Arif Tuan Jagjit Singh (retired Sessions Court Judge), Prematilaka Serisena (Sasana Abhiwurdhi Wardana Society, Buddhist Society) and Rev Fr Michael Chua (Chancellor, Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur & Parish Priest, Church of Jesus Caritas) each took the floor to address the audience.

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Yang Berhormat Teresa Kok (Minister of Primary Industries & Member of Parliament for Seputeh) and Yang Berhormat Kasthuri Patto (Member of Parliament for Batu Kawan) also shared their views towards the end of the forum. SIC parishioner Dato Joy Appukuttan played the role of moderator at the forum which was jointly organised by SIC and the Catholic Lawyers Society Kuala Lumpur.

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Streamed 'live' and watched by viewers as far away as in Brazil, the US and Japan, the event has already garnered more than 600 views on Youtube as of date.

 
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