Daily Archives: 2017-08-26

AGC’s seemingly selective prosecution of individuals for Contempt of Court

Just this Wednesday, the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal by Dr Tan Cheng Bock who sought to contest the legitimacy and timing of the upcoming reserved Presidential Election. And if one were to read the social media comments made following the verdict,  you would see comments such as those below: “Expected lah. This is Singapore all judges is under PAP …

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Fair and just society? The statistics say otherwise

By Leong Sze Hian The consistent rhetoric of “a fair and just society” over the years, should be assessed by way of the statistical outcomes to ordinary Singaporeans, and in comparison with international norms and standards I refer to the article “Pre-school moves continue effort to build ‘fair and just society’ ” (Straits Times, Aug 26). Talking about “a fair and …

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