China accused of carrying out genocide of Falun Gong members via organ harvesting

Adherents of the long-persecuted Falun Gong spiritual group are reportedly in danger of being the subjects of a possible genocide as China is accused...

Father laments police’s purported inaction in handling his six-year-old son’s alleged molestation case

A part-time Mediacorp actor has written in to TOC to express his disappointment over the purported inaction of the Singapore Police Force in dealing...

Lawyer Jeffrey Ong slapped with eight new charges over alleged forgery

Lawyer Jeffrey Ong Su Aun, who was arrested by Malaysian police in Kuala Lumpur last month upon the Singapore Police Force Commercial Affairs Department...

Alleged drunk and uncooperative man gets tasered by Singapore police at Everton Park

A dramatic video capturing an allegedly drunk man getting tasered by the Singapore police has been circulating across social media.The footage of the incident...

Bhutan succeeds India in decriminalising homosexuality as National Assembly passes Penal Code amendment

Less than a year after its neighbour India repealed a colonial-era law which criminalised homosexuality for centuries, the kingdom of Bhutan’s National Assembly had...

Dr Paul Tambyah: Chilling effect of ‘Fake News’ bill is bad for democracy in...

TOC recently interviewed Dr Paul Ananth Tambyah, chairperson of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) to get his opinion on the proposed “Protection against Online...

In MINDEF’s case against Dr Ting & TOC, POFMA would serve them better than...

Back in 2015, TOC found itself fighting legal battle the Ministry of Defence over a report published about events that transpired between the company...

Singapore’s Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill “inconsistent” with international legal standards: ICJ

Singapore’s Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill, at least in its current form, is “vague” and “inconsistent” with international legal standards, said the...

Nigerian on death row acquitted of drug trafficking by Court of Appeal

36-year-old Adili Chibuike Ejike, who was condemned to death 2 years ago for being found guilty of importing methamphetamine into Singapore, was cleared of...

Malaysia’s de facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong rebuts allegations regarding his “interference” in...

Malaysia’s de facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong has rejected allegations regarding his role in the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision to stay 31-year-old...

Malaysian drug mule Nagaenthran’s death sentence “a clear violation of international law” due to...

The Court of Appeal’s decision to convict 30-year-old Nagaenthran s/o K Dharmalingam and to subsequently place him on death row is “a clear violation...

District judge found to have plagiarised Prosecution’s submissions in written judgment for drug consumption...

A district judge was found to have substantially plagiarised a huge portion of the Prosecution’s closing submissions, in his written grounds of decision ruling...

Malaysian lawyer and founder of human rights and law reform organisation Lawyers For Liberty (LFL) N Surendran has lambasted Singapore’s Law and Home Affairs...

Inaccessibility of high court fees reflects “pathetic state of access to justice in Singapore”:...

The inaccessibility of judicial recourse in Singapore due to high court fees reflect “the pathetic state of access to justice in Singapore”, said human...

Court of Appeal grants last-minute stay of execution to drug trafficker

A day before his scheduled execution for drug trafficking, 31-year-old Pannir Selvam a/l Pranthaman made an eleventh-hour bid on Thursday (23 May), before the...

Tougher sanctions for students guilty of sexual misconduct, including one-year suspension and even expulsion:...

A minimum suspension of one year and even expulsion for “severe offences” are among stiffer sanctions recommended by the National University of Singapore (NUS)’s...

Singapore government’s justification for fake news law is similar to that of Malaysia’s Anti-Fake...

Debate is still swirling around the Singapore government’s proposed fake news law, the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) – even more...

Another alleged voyeur case surfaces in NUS, perpetrator allegedly changed outfit to avoid identification

Nearly a month after Nicholas Lim Jun Kai’s voyeuristic offence of filming fellow NUS undergraduate Monica Baey in the bathroom of her student hall...

Workers’ Party advocates judiciary’s role as first and final arbiter of truth in “fake...

Contrary to arguments perpetuated by advocates of the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill (POFMA), which has now been passed in Parliament, the...

Singapore ‘fake news’ law could hurt innovation: Google

Technology giant Google said Thursday Singapore’s new law against “fake news” could hurt innovation, a crucial element in the high-tech sector which the government...

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