Tag Archives: human rights

HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER M RAVI BANNED FROM PRACTISING LAW FOR 2 YEARS

The Court of Appeal handed out a judgement today prohibiting me from practising law for a period of two years. I have already been out of practice for more than 18 months. My doctor had certified me fit to practice since December last year. The Law Society had in fact approved my application for Practising Certificate in August 2016.

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UNITED NATIONS DECLARE INTERNET RESTRICTIONS A VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

A new non-binding resolution from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has declared that public Internet access should not be disrupted by governments or governmental agencies. While not quite declaring access to the Internet a human right, the statement does affirm that the same rights people have offline should also be protected online

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HUMAN RIGHT LAWYER: S’PORE HAS SECURITY BUT AT WHAT COST TO OUR PRIVACY & FREEDOMS?

Singapore is a nation that has been fortunate enough to have avoided terror attacks for decades. In recent times, the Government has been taking pro-active steps in order to ensure that the security of the nation stays ahead of those that may wish to do it harm. Some of these measures include rolling out expanded CCTV coverage across the country, which already has extensive police CCTV networks. This may very well be a useful to combating terrorism. The question is, what are the means by which we reach the end goal? At what cost comes our freedom and security?

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FOREIGNERS INVADING OUR HISTORICAL GEYLANG SERAI AREA!

I have been living in Geylang Serai for the last 27 years and have seen the area undergone several aesthetical changes with no substance or historical value at all. The old Geylang Serai Malay Village was 1 such example. But these days, it has become very annoying and a nuisance to see hordes of Indon maids and their Bangla boyfriends picnicking out in the last of our open fields and also the walkways on every Sunday and PH without fail. We Singaporeans are already very cramped for space and do not have much places for leisure, now we have to face this s**t as well. Moreover, these foreigners are here to work and not cuddle in each others arm or to make out.

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