Daily Archives: 2017-09-08

    Human Rights Watch: End Harassment of Peaceful Activists
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Human Rights Watch, an international non-government organisation for human rights, issued a statement on Thursday in response to ongoing police investigations into a candlelight vigil which the Police has deemed to be an illegal public assembly. In the statement, HRW calls for the Read More

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    Amnesty International: Investigation into peaceful assembly is Singapore’s latest effort to intimidate human rights defenders
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Amnesty International, a non-governmental organization focused on human rights, issued a statement on Friday to raise concerns over the ongoing police investigation of ten anti-death penalty activists for participating in a vigil outside Changi Prison and called it as a latest attempt to intimidate Read More

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    Salleh addresses claims of close connection with establishment for being board member on Temasek Foundation Cares
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    There have been accusations of Mr Salleh Marican, a business man who has declared his intention in standing for the upcoming Presidential Election for being closely connected to the establishment because of his position as a board member in Temasek Foundation Cares. Online comments Read More

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    ST “censors” NGO letter on recommendations to safeguard well-being of FDW caregivers
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Just this morning, Straits Times published a letter written by local non-government organisation, HOME (Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics) that was submitted in response to the ST article published on 4 Sept on providing assistance to caregivers in Singapore. The article was re-titled to Read More

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