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ABSURD TO HAVE RESERVED PRESIDENCY BUT DENY HONG LIM PARK SPEECH DUE TO "RACIAL ISSUES"

A netizen thinks it is absurd to deny people from speaking about the upcoming PE at Hong Lim Park. "In reserving a Malay candidate for the presidential election, it is inevitable that race will be part of the subject matter should we want to openly call out on the government's policy. Hence, it can never get debated publicly by citizens due to existing regulations."

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S'PORE MUST UPHOLD MODERATE FREEDOM OF SPEECH

With regard to blogger Roy Ngerng’s recent legal episode, it is important for us to understand that Singapore courts have a genuine cause for thwarting the abuse of the constitutional right to freedom of speech (“Blogger Roy Ngerng found to have defamed PM Lee”; last Saturday). If we were to allow anyone to write, post or publish unsubstantiated, inflammatory and disparaging comments about someone else, Singapore’s social stability could be greatly compromised.

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