Daily Archives: 2017-05-18

Student’s unsanctioned artwork to honour former teachers removed by SOTA
By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

Three days ago, a report about 70 percent of School Of The Arts (SOTA) graduates pursuing non-arts related university courses raised several questions from netizens about the role of the arts in Singapore, as well as that of the school. According to the Straits Times Read More

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Local NGO, Think Centre issues statement to condemn impending execution of Muhammad Ridzuan
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Think Centre, a Singapore non-government organisation for political development, democracy, rule of law, human rights and civil society, issues a statement to condemn the impending execution of Muhammad Ridzuan Bin Md Ali. It states that it is greatly disturbed by the imminent execution of Muhammad Read More

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Amnesty International calls for scheduled execution for Muhammad Ridzuan be halted
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Amnesty International today called on the Singapore authorities to halt the execution of a Singaporean man scheduled for Friday 19 May 2017 and to immediately re-establish a moratorium on all executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty. Muhammad Ridzuan Bin Md Read More

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Human rights lawyer petitions the stay of execution of Muhammad Ridzuan
By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

On 20 May 2013, Abdul Haleem bin Abdul Karim and Muhammad Ridzuan bin Mohd Ali were charged for trafficking 72.5g of heroin. Offenders in Singapore caught trafficking more than 15g of heroin faces the death penalty. Abdul Haleem was sentenced to life imprisonment and 24 Read More

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Fire-fighting system along MCE tunnel accidentally activated
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

On Wednesday afternoon (17 May), the fire-fighting system along the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) tunnel has been accidentally activated, the Land Transport Authority informed on Facebook. LTA wrote, “At 12.57pm today, the water-based fire-fighting system along the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) eastbound tunnel, before Read More

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FIDH: Singaporean authorities must immediately halt planned execution of Muhammad Ridzuan
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Paris, 18 May 2017: FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights calls for Singaporean authorities to immediately halt the planned execution of Muhammad Ridzuan and establish an official moratorium on all executions, FIDH said in a press statement today. Ridzuan, 32, a Singaporean, Read More

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