Tag Archives: The Real Singapore

THE REAL SINGAPORE (TRS) EDITORS ARRESTED UNDER DRACONIAN SEDITION ACT

The police have confirmed that two people - a 26-year-old Singaporean Chinese man and a 22-year-old Australian woman - were arrested on Feb 6 under the Sedition Act, contrary to claims by The Real Singapore that "only one editor" had been called in for investigations. The pair were arrested for posting remarks online "that could promote ill-will and hostility among the different races in Singapore", the Police said.

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AMATEUR JOURNALISM IS NO GOOD REASON TO SHUT DOWN TRS FREE SPEECH WEBSITE

All those saying good that trs shut down. pls lah, you expect 100% accurate news? even 154 cook up a story about kim jong un feeding ppl to the dogs and kena owned by intl media over it. get caught also dun wanna admit and sing cock and bull story over it. so if you think trs deserve to be shut down over a false info on their article remember to also ask tnp, today, st, stomp, cna tre, toc not to mention no.1 source of fake news in sg: edmw. this might not be an offcial news source but ppl still read stuff here and believe in it....so must also shut down.

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RIGHTS LAWYERS SHOULD DEFEND TRS PRO-BONO

TRS prides itself as the voice of the average Singaporean. But you have to give TRS some credit for balancing the lop-sided press system in Singapore. The million dollar question is – any lawyer dare to step out to represent the duo?

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MALAYSIA PM NAJIB INSISTS WILL REPEAL SEDITION ACT

Datuk Seri Najib Razak yesterday renewed his pledge to do away with the criticised Sedition Act, even as authorities continue to wield the colonial era law against opposition members and activists. “We have shown an awful lot of latitude to people who protest against the government, but people cannot say something that will undermine the stability of our country,” Najib told BBC World News yesterday. “We will amend the act but we want to keep Malaysia peaceful and harmonious,” he added.

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THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE REAL SINGAPORE?

Two people were arrested for posting remarks online that could promote ill will and hostility among the different races in Singapore. The article was posted on Feb 4 on sociopolitical website, The Real Singapore. It is believed three people are behind The Real Singapore (TRS) website and social media sites.

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TRS ADMIN: WE WILL EXPLAIN EVERYTHING IN DUE TIME, DO NOT TRUST MAINSTREAM MEDIA REPORTS

News broke on The New Paper that two administrators behind The Real Singapore sociopolitical website were arrested under the sedition act over an article about the Thaipusam Incident which was compiled based on various eye witness accounts. TRS administrators urged readers to beware of misinformation spread by state owned news outlets and clarified that only one editor was being investigated by the authorities. The said editor is cooperating fully with the police.

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OWNERS OF SOCIOPOLITICAL WEBSITE THE REAL SINGAPORE ARRESTED UNDER SEDITION ACT

Two of the three people behind The Real Singapore (TRS), a socio-political website, have been arrested. This follows a Feb 4 article where the duo are said to have embellished an article posted by a witness of an incident during the recent Thaipusam festival. The TRS article had claimed a Filipino family had sparked an exchange which led to three Singaporean men being arrested on Feb 3. But no Filipino family was involved.

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