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2 protesters issued warnings by police

The Singapore Police have confirmed that two persons involved in the Hong Lim Park protest on 27 September have been issued conditional warnings. The warnings were issued for the offence of public nuisance, under Section 268 of the Penal Code which says: “A person is guilty of a public nuisance, who does any act, or is guilty of an illegal …

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Does Nparks have unfettered discretionary powers to impose bans?

By Andrew Loh The Nparks’ withdrawal of its approval for activist Han Hui Hui to hold a Speakers’ Corner event on 25 October smacks of arbitrary enforcement of the power vested in the Commissioner of Nparks. The first thing you noticed about the letter the Nparks sent to Ms Han to notify her of the withdrawal is how the Nparks …

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Police to return activist’s note book after lawyer’s demands

The Singapore Police has agreed to return the note book it had seized from Han Hui Hui during an interview on 10 October. Ms Han was being interviewed as part of the police’s investigation into “an offence of unlawful assembly” on 27 September at Hong Lim Park during the fourth “Return Our CPF” protest which Ms Han had organised. She …

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Return Han Hui Hui’s note book – lawyer tells police

The lawyer representing Han Hui Hui has issued a letter to the Singapore Police to demand the return of a note book which the authorities had seized from his client. Ms Han had taken notes during the interview with her note book, but it was seized by the police officer who interviewed her. The letter by M Ravi said that …

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Police deny visiting Han Hui Hui at midnight

22-year old blogger Han Hui Hui was questioned by police for seven hours on Friday in its investigations over a possible offence of unlawful assembly during the CPF protest event which Ms Han had organised on 27th September 2014. During the protest at Hong Lim Park on 27 September, Ms Han led a march of over a hundred supporters. The …

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Did Han Hui Hui need a permit to hold a march?

In January this year, Gilbert Goh had planned to burn an effigy of Transport Minister, Lui Tuck Yew, at a Hong Lim Park protest event. However, the police told him that it would be illegal for him to do so. Mr Goh thus withdrew the plans to put Mr Lui to the fire, so to speak. The incident, however, raised …

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NParks considering measures to prevent repeat of HLP clash

The National Parks Board (NParks) is considering measures to prevent a repeat of the clashes of events at Hong Lim Park last Saturday. In a statement to the press, the NParks, which governs the use of public parks in Singapore, said, "To mitigate potential public order incidents, the Singapore Police Force and NParks may put in place appropriate measures or …

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