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Animal rights and the Law – Public forum on 5 March
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

Why are cats not allowed in HDB Flats? Did the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) really had no option but to cull those ‘noisy’ chickens? Why does the AVA euthanize hundreds of Mongrels that come through its doors every year? Why can’t animal welfare Read More

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Malaysia urged to save its citizen through action at ICJ
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Prabagaran, a possibly innocent drug mule from Malaysia who was first arrested in 2012, had his Constitutional Challenge rejected by Singapore’s Apex Court earlier this month. On Wednesday afternoon, by way of a Memorandum submitted to the Malaysian Government, he may see his case Read More

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The Right to Legal Representation in Death Penalty Cases: A Resolve Not to be Stifled
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By M Ravi Since May 2016 and the filing of the media statements by the Attorney-General’s Chambers and the Ministry of Home Affairs, a community of lawyers have observed a steady increase in the number of discouraging comments by the judiciary towards lawyers Read More

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The Noose for Drug Offences: Humanity’s Failure
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By M. Ravi This morning, at 6am, the execution of Chijioke Stephen Obioha took place. I am not even sure if his family from Nigeria were able to attend. Soon it will be all forgotten together with Chijioke’s name, but for the many Read More

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Papa’s Boy
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By Lynn Lee I can’t stop looking at this photo of Cheong Chun Yin and his father. He’s a toddler, probably no older than two – a little monkey perched on Papa’s shoulders. Uncle Cheong is smiling as he looks up at his Read More

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Lawyer M Ravi issues apology to Attorney-General
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Lawyer M Ravi has issue an apology to the Attorney-General, in response to a complain letter that the AG has sent to the Law Society indicating that he has prematurely released court documents relating to cases he was handling to local and international Read More

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Judgement – Singapore Court of Appeal Rules that By-Elections are not Optional
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On Friday 5th July 2013, the Court of Appeal ruled that the Constitution of Singapore “Does not give the Prime Minister an unfettered discretion in the calling of an election to fill a casual vacancy of an elected MP. He must do so Read More

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From the kampong to the Courts: M Ravi’s Kampong Boy
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 amBy Ng Yi Shu   From the barely known unknowing drug mules to the politician to the aging author, M Ravi has defended them all. The renowned human rights lawyer recently released a memoir, Kampong Read More

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