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POFMA Is Powerless Against Brave Activists Like TOC!

The government tried to bring down The Online Citizen (TOC) again! Recently, TOC shared a video interview with an elderly who alleged that she was bullied by the police. This video was subsequently POFMAed by the minister with two positions (Law and Home Affairs) Shanmugam who wasted his time by …

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Shanmugam Defends Video He Made With “Ah Lian”

Minister Shanmugam have come out to defend his heavily criticised viral video that he made with "Ah Lian", played by actress Michelle Chong. The video was released just a few days before the Fake News Bill was read and subsequently approved in Parliament, and the video was branded by netizens as the PAP's way to justify why Fake News Law is necessary.

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Shanmugam: No Ban On Things Just Because People Find Them Offensive

Law and Home Affairs Minister is at it again, this time saying that many people in Singapore may find things very offensive, but the Government will not ban all of those things that people find offensive. He neglected to mention that the Death Metal group Watain got banned precisely because some people started to find the group offensive on the day of the band's performance itself.

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Two Men Investigated By Police For Throw Eggs At Shanmugam Comments

Police have confirmed that they are currently investigating two men for comments they made on a ChannelNewsAsia Facebook post, in which one man said he wants to throw an egg at law and Home Affairs Minster K Shanmugam, and the other man provided details of where Shanmugam will be on his upcoming Meet-The-People session.

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Shanmugam Preaches That Allowing Watain To Perform In SG Can Affect Social And Religious Harmony

He does not, however, say why the Singapore government in the first place allowed the band to perform here with a Restricted 18 (R18) rating. This means the band have been told to abide with other “stringent requirements” put in place, including the removal of religiously offensive songs, references to religion or using religious symbols, and ritualistic acts on stage. But they then the last minute ban? If the government had known all along that the band represents a danger to our social and religious harmony, why were they allowed to come in to SG in the first place? And only ban them last minute, on the day of the concert itself? Is it because of pressure from some entity that the government must kowtow to?

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