Paul Tambyah, Chairman of Singapore Democratic Party, has voiced out against the recent action against artist Seelan Palay. He thinks Singaporeans should be entitled to freedom of speech as it is only then will we progress as a nation.
Another activist spoke out about being slapped with travel restrictions for taking part in a candlelight vigil that the police term as illegal public assembly. She said this was despite complying with the police's orders for the vigil.
The Online Citizen's Terry Xu was stopped from travelling to Malaysia as the Police demanded to take his statement on his 'unlawful' assembly for a candlelight vigil. The vigil was held a few months ago in memory of Prabagaran Srivijayan, who was subjected to the death penalty.
A man was allegedly tasered during a tussle with Singapore Police Force (SPF) officers at the ground area of a Housing & Development Board estate at Bendemeer Road today, but continued to put up a violent resistance to officers trying to arrest the man.