Daily Archives: 2014-10-10

Did Han Hui Hui need a permit to hold a march?

In January this year, Gilbert Goh had planned to burn an effigy of Transport Minister, Lui Tuck Yew, at a Hong Lim Park protest event. However, the police told him that it would be illegal for him to do so. Mr Goh thus withdrew the plans to put Mr Lui to the fire, so to speak. The incident, however, raised …

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No pressure on “From Singapore, With Love” for Kuantan screening: Malaysia

The Malaysian Home Ministry has denied allegations that it has forced a human rights non-governmental organisation (NGO) into removing “From Singapore, With Love”, a film banned in Singapore, from its screening in Kuantan, Pahang. The film had originally been scheduled to be shown tomorrow in Kuantan as part of the Freedom Film Festival, an annual event organised by human rights …

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Police investigates protest participants for “unlawful assembly”

Several participants of the Return Our CPF protest at Hong Lim Park on 27 September have been called up by the police for questioning with regards to the event. The protest, organised by Ms Han Hui Hui, was to call on the Government to return Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings to members. However, the event took place on the same …

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More help needed for those with high-functioning mental illness

Today, 10 October, is World Mental Health Day. We thank the writer for sharing his views with us. By Johnathan Li I refer with dismay to the article “Multi-agency support for mentally ill, their families” (TODAY Voices, Oct 8), and often see the over-reaching focus on support for the mentally ill in detection, intervention and medication, at the expense of …

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