Tag Archives: Court

COURT FORECLOSED M RAVI’S FLAT WITHOUT CONSIDERING HIS ILL HEALTH

The Court foreclosed M Ravi's HDB flat even though he was too ill to appear in court. Despite having the relevant medical documents to prove his ill health, the court did not relent. Our reader is asking for Singaporeans to donate to M Ravi who may become homeless when he gets discharged. After all, he has always been fighting for people's rights and was never concerned about funding for himself.

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OPPOSITION POLITICIAN: WILL UNBIASED AGC TAKE FAMILEE MEMBER LI SHENGWU TO TASK?

Opposition politician Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss thinks it will be interesting to see what the AGC will do to Li Shengwu for being critical of the court. "If the AGC does not take LSW to take him to task for his statement, then we know that if it is OK for LSW to say "the Singapore government is very litigious and has a pliant court system", it is OK for us to say that too".

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WOMAN CROWDFUNDS FOR LEGAL FEES AGAINST NUS FOR REVOKING HER MASTERS’ DEGREE

Singaporean Jeanne Ten is crowdfunding for legal fees against NUS as it revoked her Masters' Degree due to her complaint about her thesis supervisor. She has already spent more than $100,000 and exhausted her savings. She has been unemployed since January this year. "NUS has used its own power to bully me and is able to use the legal system to its advantage as a result of the unequal access to resources". Will you help her?

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UN HUMAN RIGHTS: SG MUST BAN DEATH PENALTY, OFFENDERS DON’T DESERVE TO DIE

The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia condemns the execution of Malaysian national Prabagaran Srivijayan. It noted the increase of executions in Singapore and was concerned about how they are conducted in "secretive" manner. "We reiterate our position that drugs related offences are not considered as a ‘most serious crime’ under international law and should not carry the death penalty. We also reiterate previous calls to the Singaporean government to immediately instate a moratorium on the use of the death penalty, which we believe has no place in the 21st century."

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WOMAN INVOLVED IN TEOCHEW PORRIDGE FIGHT REMANDED AT IMH

A 40-year-old woman who was allegedly involved in a fight at a Teochew Porridge Restaurant was remanded at IMH after likely suffering from post-natal depression. Pang Pei Pei had previously gone to IMH for treatment but did not go for further follow-ups. She did not take her medication too. Her 5-month old daughter is placed under another person's care at the moment. Pang Pei Pei was charged for being involved in rash act at the eatery together with 3 men who threw furniture at the Teochew porridge counter. They were reportedly enraged because of their $28 bill. Pang will be back in court on 20 June while a few of the men are currently out on bail.

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PARENTS OF SEC 2 ACS BOY SUED SCHOOL FOR CONFISCATING HIS IPHONE

Parents of a Sec 2 student have sued his school, ACS (Barker Rd) for confiscating his handphone. The boy was using his iPhone 7 in class when it was confiscated by the teacher. According to the school's rules, anybody caught using handphones in class will have their devices confiscated for 3 months. The boy himself indicated that he was aware of the rule. However, his parents were relentless as they sent letters demanding the school to return their son's phone immediately. They threatened to take this to the court if nothing is done. They finally decided to take the case to court when they did not receive a reply from the school.

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