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...

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...

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...

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...

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Less than a year after its neighbour India repealed a colonial-era law which criminalised homosexuality for centuries, the kingdom of Bhutan’s National Assembly had...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

SMC’s second application for review of doctor’s conviction: Court reserves judgment

The Court of Three Judges heard an application by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) on Monday (8th July), which sought to set aside the...

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...

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...

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...

You have the right to remain silent … Or do you? Lawyer M Ravi...

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have...

Five-judge Court of Appeal throws out two appeals for lower sentences by sexual offenders

A five-judge Court of Appeal heard two appeals separately on Thursday (4th July), both of which involved sexual offenders who were asking for their...

Man’s jail term for illegal money transfers reduced as charges “wrong in law”: Apex...

A person who laundered the proceeds not of his own crime but of others’ (hereafter known as a “secondary offender”), cannot be charged as...

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...

Executive arm of Govt should not be arbiter of what constitutes falsehoods: WP chief...

The executive arm of Government, particularly Ministers, should not be given the “remarkable leeway” to determine what constitutes false statements of fact”, said Workers’...

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...

Drug trafficking on the rise despite increased awareness of death penalty in Singapore

Despite Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam’s claim that drug traffickers are aware of the mandatory death penalty sentence in Singapore, there has...

Cancer-stricken Sarojini Jayapal’s husband Suriia Das responds to online criticisms regarding CPF withdrawal case,...

Cancer-stricken Sarojini Jayapal’s husband Suriia Das has responded to online criticisms regarding his Central Provident Fund (CPF) withdrawal application case following the CPF’s Board...

Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam says NMPs in agreement with key points...

In the wake of amendments proposed by three Nominated Members of Parliament (NMPs) and commentaries by two Senior Counsels regarding the proposed Protection from...

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