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Tag Archives: Contempt of Court

Singapore: Blogger’s conviction violates free speech

Revoke Colonial-Era ‘Scandalizing the Judiciary’ Offense (New York, February 23, 2015) – A Singapore court’s conviction of a prominent blogger for contempt of court violates his right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said today. Alex Au Wai Pang faces a fine and imprisonment when he is sentenced on March 5, 2015. Singapore’s parliament should revise the penal code to …

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