Daily Archives: 2017-05-22

M Ravi launches constitutional challenge on Elected Presidency Scheme
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Human rights lawyer, M Ravi has just filed a constitutional challenge in the High Court against the Elected Presidency Scheme ( “EPS”) on Monday morning. Mr Ravi wrote on his Facebook page that the application is filed in his capacity as an ordinary Read More

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Lim Tean announces resignation from National Solidarity Party
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Lawyer, Lim Tean officially announces his resignation from National Solidarity Party (NSP) on Monday as Secretary General and member, citing differences between him and the party in approach to politics. In the letter of resignation that is shared on Lim’s Facebook page, he stated Read More

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UN rights experts: Blasphemy law has no place in a tolerant nation like Indonesia
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

GENEVA (22 May 2017) – A group of United Nations human rights experts today urged the Government of Indonesia to review and repeal its criminalization of blasphemy. Their call comes after the recent blasphemy conviction and imprisonment of Indonesian politician and former governor Read More

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Tan Cheng Bock’s legal challenge on Govt legislation to be held late June
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Deputy Attorney-General Hri Kumar Nair said that the High Court could hear former presidential candidate,Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s legal challenge regarding the upcoming Malay-only presidential election in late June, at the pre-trial conference at the High Court on Monday (22 May). The conference was also Read More

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Bad weather in Changi on Sunday forces three planes bound for Singapore to land in Batam
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Three planes from two airlines cancelled their landing in Singapore late afternoon on Sunday (21 May), and were forced to divert to Hang Nadim International Airport in Batam due to bad weather in Changi Airport area. Indonesian news Antara reported that the general Read More

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