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Daily Archives: 2011-06-05

Change, really?

G Hui/ I read with disappointment that British author Alan Shadrake's appeal against a conviction for contempt of court was dismissed by the Singapore Court of Appeal on Friday, 27 May 2011. Is such a harsh sentence necessary? Is a custodial sentence needed? Has he even committed a crime? Whether or not the death penalty should be abolished is a …

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