Daily Archives: 2014-10-30

Constitutional right against discrimination is a challenge for all of us

By Howard Lee It was a verdict that most people might have expected, and even lawyer M Ravi, with the best commendations to his effort, might have anticipated the final outcome. Yesterday, the Court of Appeal ruled against the two Constitutional challenges mounted by Tan Eng Hong, Gary Lim and Kenneth Chee, who have sought to remove Section 377A of …

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Court ruling major setback for gay rights: HRW

A Singapore Supreme Court ruling on October 29, 2014, to uphold the country’s ban on same-sex relations between consenting adult men is a major setback for equal rights in Singapore, Human Rights Watch said today. The court decision sends a message that gay men may lawfully be subject to discrimination. The Supreme Court held that section 377A of Singapore’s penal …

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SPCA claims cat carcass was split by pack of dogs.

Warning: Graphical image in content. Singapore Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has released its findings that the injuries on the mutilated cat at Marine Crescent are the doing of dogs in the community and not of human(s). They have also sent the cat's carcass to Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) for an independent post-mortem. In …

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