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Completely cashless campus (more like completely CARE-less campus) initiative
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is an open letter by a student, Tiffany Gwee to the National University of Singapore in response to its effort to transform the campus into a completely cashless campus at the start of its new academic year (2018/2019). Dear Stephanie, Kelvin and Read More

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Lift ban on films on ex-detainees, says filmmaker
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by See Tong Ming, Martyn In their opinion piece “History is not the preserve of historians” (ST, April 10), Mr Desmond Lee and Dr Janil Puthucheary emphasized that “the history of Singapore is a matter of concern to all Singaporeans because it is our Read More

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Poh Soh Kai: “We must learn from history and not myths, history that is grounded in the events and realities of the time”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Former Barisan Sosialis assistant secretary-general and ISA detainee, Dr Poh Soo Kai issued a response to the claim by Minister of Home Affairs and Law, K Shanmugam that Operation Coldstore was mounted on grounds of “national security” at the hearing before the Parliamentary Read More

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Joint Statement of Civil Society Organisations to the ‘AICHR High Level Dialogue on Managing Freedom of Expression in the Information Age
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

We, the undersigned civil society organisations with a consultative relationship with the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), welcome the initiative of the representatives of the AICHR from Indonesia and Malaysia on organising the ‘AICHR High Level Dialogue on Managing Freedom of Read More

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Police investigating case of physical abuse involving a 5-yr old child
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Police has earlier confirmed that it is investigating a case involving a man who abused a 5-year-old child , Dex, at Sunshine Childhood Playland at NorthPoint City. The video was shared by the boy’s mother on her Facebook page but was subsequently Read More

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Amnesty International: Freedom of expression undermined in Singapore’s hearings on ‘fake news’
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Statement issued by Amnesty International on the hearings conducted by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods  Amnesty International is deeply concerned by the treatment of human rights defenders and human rights organisations at hearings held by a Select Committee on deliberate ‘online falsehoods’ Read More

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MARUAH issues statement on conduct of discussion by the Select Committee and the discussions on Deliberate Online Falsehoods
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

MARUAH, a human rights organization, has issued a statement in response to the discussions held by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. The statement deals with two main areas, the conduct of the Select Committee and reflections on the Discussions on Deliberate Read More

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Civil Society criticises Singapore’s Select Committee hearings
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is the statement signed by individuals who have partaken in the hearing conducted by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. Complaints on how the hearing was conducted and the way how the summary was written have been submitted to the Chairman of Read More

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HRW: Select Committee’s actions clearly an effort to discredit critics of Singapore’s repressive policies and practices related to freedom of expression, association, and peaceful assembly
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Statement issued by Human Rights Watch, an international human rights non-government organisation, on Select Committee’s message on 27 March “When first contacted by the parliamentary committee, we offered to rearrange our schedule to have the relevant staff member appear in person, but the committee Read More

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Human Rights Watch issues response to Singapore government on Select Committee hearings
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Response issued by Human Rights Watch, international human rights non-government organisation towards criticism made against its report published in 2017 and its “failure” to turn up at the Select Committee’s hearing to defend its report. On October 30, 2017, Human Rights Watch sent a Read More

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