Tag Archives: HONG LIM PARK

HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANISATION: DON’T PUT BARRICADES AT PINK DOT, YOU ARE SUPPRESSING ACTIVISM

Amnesty International, which campaigns for human rights, published a statement on Singapore's restrictions to this year's Pink Dot. It asked the authorities to revoke the idea of putting barricades at the Speaker's Corner and claims it is an attempt to suppress activism. "Amnesty International calls on the Singaporean authorities to respect and protect the right to peaceful assembly and ensure that they work to facilitate peaceful demonstrations instead of creating more restrictions to silence communities, or their critics." Do you also think barricades are too much?

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NETIZEN: FENCE OFF HONG LIM PARK TO BAN FOREIGNERS FROM ATTENDING PINK DOT!

Netizen Kindred Cheong called for Pink dot organisers to fence off Hong Lim Park from foreigners and PRs. I am glad that only Singaporeans and permanent residents (PRs) can attend Pink Dot from this year onwards, and only local companies can sponsor it. It is important to disallow foreign individuals and organisations from interfering in Singaporean politics and social issues. We must stop foreigners from abusing values such as democracy, freedom of speech and human rights in Singapore, and from spreading their agenda here. The Pink Dot organisers should fence off Hong Lim Park and employ security officers and registration staff to ensure that only Singaporeans and PRs attend the event.

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ANTI-PINKDOT: LOOKING FWD TO NO FOREIGN PARTICIPATION AT HONG LIM PARK AFTER MHA’S STANCE

Over the past few years that the Pink Dot event had gained noticeability at Hong Lim Park, it has not gone unnoticed that foreign multinational companies’ participation at this event have also increased. Not only are foreign MNCs supporting the event financially, they are also supporting the event by encouraging employee participation in this event. This is evidenced by participants wearing common pink T-shirts bearing corporate logos at the event.

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HARD TRUTHS ABOUT DOUBLE STANDARDS IN SINGAPORE

I would like to highlight the gross unfairness of the PAP since their overwhelming victory in last year's GE as well as the substandard quality of the Opposition in failing to deliver their promise of a "first world parliament", being in agreement with the government most of the time!

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