Daily Archives: 2015-07-06

Amos is free – but Government has questions to answer for
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Amos Yee today walks free – battered, perhaps bruised, but nonetheless with head held high. The teenager has fought in his own way a battle which has attracted international attention, all the way to the United Nations, and from Taiwan to Malaysia and Read More

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4 weeks jail for Amos Yee
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Amos Yee has been sentenced to four weeks imprisonment, for charges relating to creating a video criticizing Lee Kuan Yew. He will serve one week for posting obscene materials and three weeks for wounding the religious feelings of Christian in his video calling Lee Kuan Read More

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Civil Society joint statement on the persecution of Amos Yee
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmThe Community Action Network and Think Centre are deeply concerned about the deteriorating health of Amos Yee. We understand Yee has not been eating for several days and was sent to the hospital last evening. Read More

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Hong Kong’s open letter to PM Lee: Dissent is Not Demented
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm Open letter addressed to Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong from Hong Kong NGOs Dear Mr. Lee, Dissent is Not Demented! Free Amos Yee! We would like to raise our grave concern regarding the arrest, Read More

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Making friends out of neighbours
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore Kindness Movement Encourages Neighbours To Face The Music, And Each Other Singapore, 6 July 2015 – The Singapore Kindness Movement has released today an emotive short film entitled Neighbours, which centres on the theme of friendship among neighbours. The 60-second spot will Read More

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It’s ok to be scared, PAP, just don’t push it on citizens
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee By now, it would have been blatantly obvious to Singaporeans that the ruling People’s Action Party would not field anything close to a B team in Aljunied Group Representative Constituency, let alone a candidate that it feels is of “Ministerial Read More

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SG High Commissioner rebuts The Economist on freedom of speech in Singapore
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amBy TREmeritus The Economist writing about the media situation in Singapore last month (‘Zip it‘, 24 Jun) talked about Singapore bloggers getting into trouble with the government. The Economist described a peculiar situation where the Read More

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The intolerance and extremism of Kallang Leisure Mall
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Qwerty What Kallang Leisure Mall (KLM) did to keep soldiers out is no different from the intolerance and extremism which our country has been guarding against. I should begin by first stating that there is no moral equivalency between what KLM did Read More

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If you support the freedom to love, why aren’t you supporting freedom of speech?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By AL Hey gays (and straight allies), where were you in the #freeAmosYee protest today? There were 28,000 of you at Pink Dot this year, but only 500 people turned up at the Amos Yee protest. You said you’ll fight — no, celebrate Read More

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Freedom of expression – a struggle by us, and with us
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee The recent lecture and discussion featuring journalism professor Cherian George, blogger Alex Au and film-maker Ken Kwek, “Deliberating the Freedom of Expression in Singapore”, could not have brought together a panel that is more experienced on the subject matter, and Read More

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