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“Diminished democracy will cause more harm to its people”

The following is a statement by Jolovan Wham and Rachel Zeng, organisers of Democracy Now! Singapore in Solidarity with Hong Kong, in response to Singapore Law Minister, Mr K Shanmugam’s remarks about Occupy Central protest in Hong Kong. In an interview with the Chinese daily, Lianhe Zaobao, Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr K Shanmugam said that Hong Kongers should be happy with Beijing’s offer …

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ISIS is “a travesty of all that religion stands for”: Shanmugam

“Their unspeakable cruelty, including abductions and brutal murders of civilians, constitute crimes against humanity,” Minister of Foreign Affairs, K Shanmugam, told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. He was referring to the militant group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). “It is brutal, cruel and a travesty of all that religion stands for.” Mr Shanmugam says that …

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