Daily Archives: 2010-10-18

“We shouldn’t be so hypersensitive in reacting” – M Ravi

“The public should decide at least for once,” said Mr M Ravi, defence lawyer for Mr Alan Shadrake. Mr Ravi was responding to a question from Justice Quentin Loh about who should decide on whether statements from Shadrake’s book Once A Jolly Hangman: Singapore Justice in the Docks are contemptuous. Mr Ravi said that the Singapore court has now been …

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Shadrake’s book a “blatant, contemptuous attack against the judiciary’ – DPP

by theonlinecitizen ‘Once A Jolly Hangman – Singapore Justice in the Dock’  is “a broadbased attack on the entire judiciary system that can never be justified,” said Deputy Public Prosecutor Hema Subramaniam on the first day of Alan Shadrake’s trial this morning. The British journalist was arrested on 18th July when he came to Singapore to promote his book, which …

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Alan Shadrake Trial – “Live”: Day 1

(Photo credit: Reuters) The Online Citizen team attempts to bring you live updates straight from the supreme court. Please refresh your browser to get real-time updates on the trial of Alan Shadrake. 9:46am: Shadrake arrives in court wearing blue shirt and black jacket. 10:20am: Prosecution begins. 10:29am: DPP claims book title implies Singapore judges guilty of misconduct. 10:45am: DPP claims …

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