• Confirm
  • .
2017/03/29 | Kirsten Han
Singapore Establishment Licks its Wounds after US Court says Amos Yee Persecuted for Political Views
‘Allowing immunity for hate speech only encourages the undermining of values in a functional democracy,’ said the head of the Law Society of Singapore.
2016/10/17 | Olivia Yang
Anti-Cyberbullying Social Media Platform Takes Off in Asia
A new Finnish social media platform aimed at tackling cyberbullying is seeing fast uptake from the Philippines, Indonesia and Taiwan.
2016/09/29 | Edward White
Singapore to Jail Teenage Blogger
Controversial Singaporean blogger Amos Yee has been sentenced 38 days in prison for ‘intending to wound religious feelings.’
2016/08/30 | Edward White
Did the UN Redefine 'Hate Speech' over a Singaporean Blogger?
Singapore’s trial of a controversial blogger has led to a new standard for ‘hate speech,' an organization says.
2016/06/30 | J. Michael Cole
Singaporean Charged for Threatening to 'Open Fire' on LGBT Community
If found guilty, the 36-year-old man faces a maximum of five years’ imprisonment. His case also appears to have energized anti-LGBT elements in the country.
2016/06/15 | J. Michael Cole
They Did Not Reap What They Sowed — We All Did
‘In silence we are just as guilty as those who use the alphabet of bigotry to create an environment in which it is permissible for some to repress minority groups.’