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A group of acitivists who took part in a protest outside Parliament House earlier this year has been charged for illegal assembly.
Another group of activists holds a protest against the ERP hike.

Activists charged for protest

From the Singapore Democratic Party’s website:

The group of activists who protested outside the Parliament House on 15 Mar this year have been charged for two offences: participating in an assembly as well as a procession without a permit in a public place.

Those charged under the Miscellaneous Offences Act are Mr Gandhi Ambalam, Mr Chong Kai Xiong, Mr Chia Ti Lik, Ms Chee Siok Chin, Mr Ng E-jay, Ms Go Hui Leng, Mr Muhammad Shafi'ie, Mr Govinda Rajan, Dr Chee Soon Juan, Mr Jeffrey George, Mr Carl Lang, Mr Sylvester Lim, Mr Muhammad Jufri, Ms Suraya Bte Akbar, Mr John Tan, Mr Seelan Palay, Mr Mohamed Jufrie, Mr Yap Keng Ho and Mr Francis Yong.

Each offence carries a penalty of fine of up to $1,000.

Mr Seelan Palay said this of his charge: “This is our constitutional right that cannot be taken away. I hope that through our persistence and conviction for the cause, others will be inspired to stand up.”

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Activists also staged a protest against the recent ERP hike.

From the Singapore Democratic Party’s website:

Activists protested against the Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) by unfurling a Tak Boleh Tahan! banner underneath the ERP gantry at Bras Basah.

Protesters were also at hawker centres to protest against rising food prices. The Tak Boleh Tahan! activists call on Singaporeans to join the campaign and tell the PAP: “We can't take it anymore!”

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