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FEMALE PROTESTOR CONVICTED OF HITTING POLICE WITH HER BREAST

A court in Hong Kong convicted 30-year-old Ng Lai-ying Thursday of assaulting a police officer by hitting him with her breast during a protest on March 1. Ng testified that during the protest the officer had reached out his arm to grasp the strap of her bag and that his hand had come in contact with her upper left breast, the South China Morning Post reports.

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WHY LET FOREIGNERS PROTEST ON S’POREANS BEHALF?

I read about the antics of activists in Hong Kong protesting against the remand of Amos Yee. I was amused because their objectives were transparent and had little to do with Amos. Non-governmental organisations and activist groups need to stay in the public eye and show that their actions bring results, which ultimately helps their fund-raising.

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CATHERINE LIM: AN OPEN LETTER TO LEE HSIEN LOONG

We are in the midst of a crisis where the people no longer trust their government, and the government no longer cares about regaining their trust. There are two clear signs that the present situation has reached crisis proportions, that it is not just an affective divide, not just an emotional estrangement between your PAP leadership and the people.

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DEAR TAIWAN PLEASE GIVE AMOS YEE CITIZENSHIP, S’PORE IS TORTURING HIM

I was so ashamed when I see Taiwanese protesting in support of Amos Yee. It breaks my heart that many Singaporeans still holds a grudge against him and wants to see him jailed for exercising his Freedom of Speech. I hope that places with real Democracy like Taiwan where people can protest freely will offer Amos Yee safe passage and grant him citizenship so that he will not have to suffer anymore such ridiculous indignation and persecution in Singapore.

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TAIWAN HUMAN RIGHTS NGOS PROTEST OUTSIDE S’PORE “EMBASSY” OVER AMOS YEE

The Covenants Watch group together with many non-governmental organisations from Taiwanese civil society organised a protest outside the Singapore Trade Office in Taipei today (26 Jun). They were protesting against the continued detention of Amos Yee. Representatives from the various organisations of the Taiwanese civil society have demanded the immediate release of 16-year-old Amos Yee.

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GILBERT GOH: SHOULD WE HAVE A PROTEST AGAINST INTERNET DICTATORSHIP?

Maybe really need to hold another protest soon against internet control and dictatorship. There have been a series of law suits and arrests against dissidents lately and it is both disturbing and unsettling. This is a worrying trend and put us back to the fearful intimidating climate of the 1970s period whereby dissidents were hunted down savagely.

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