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Daily Archives: 2015-04-21

“Police report” button to tackle offensive speech

By Simon Vincent There is nothing more terrible than surfing the internet and coming across offensive material. Till today, I am traumatised for watching 2 Girls, 1 Cup. I had initially thought it was a video of two thirsty women coming together in a spirit of sisterhood to share a cup of water. I wish I hadn’t been so wrong. …

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Statement on the arrest of Amos Yee

April 21, 2015 - For Immediate Release STATEMENT ON THE ARREST OF AMOS YEE We would like to express our deep disappointment over the recent arrest of Amos Yee. Singapore is an advanced and prosperous nation. We boast a highly-educated, literate and resilient population. We should allow space for people to express diverse opinions, and, if offended, engage in robust and …

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I witnessed the death sentence being passed

By Ariffin Sha Michael Anak Garing , you are hereby sentenced to be taken from here to a lawful prison (and then to a place of execution) where you shall be hanged by the neck until you are dead. As these words were read out by the Judge on a sombre Monday morning, the court stood still. For the accused …

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