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Singaporean High Court upholds criminalisation of sexual intercourse between consenting males

Singaporean High Court upholds criminalisation of sexual intercourse between consenting males

On 30th March 2020, the High Court of Singapore upheld the constitutionality of Section 377A of the Singapore Penal
“Insensitive Advertising” of Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: A Violation of Human Dignity

“Insensitive Advertising” of Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: A Violation of Human Dignity

Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower has suspended the licence of an employment agency for advertising the services of ...
Offences Against Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: Vindicating The Victim’s Right to Dignity

Offences Against Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: Vindicating The Victim’s Right to Dignity

The High Court of Singapore recently increased the sentences of two employers who had starved their foreign ...
Two East Asian Approaches to Care

Two East Asian Approaches to Care

East Asia is home to nearly 180 million people over the age of 65 today, almost as many people as the total ...
Live Music during Thaipusam Processions in Singapore: Developments in the Law on Freedom of Religion

Live Music during Thaipusam Processions in Singapore: Developments in the Law on Freedom of Religion

In Singapore, due to the 2009 Public Order Act, public processions require an official permit, which may have ...
The History of Human Rights Society in Singapore 1965-2015

The History of Human Rights Society in Singapore 1965-2015

2015 marked Singapore’s golden jubilee — the nation of 5.5 million people celebrated 50 years of independence, ...
The strange case of Amos Yee: whither free speech and children’s rights in Singapore?

The strange case of Amos Yee: whither free speech and children’s rights in Singapore?

On 27th March 2015 as Singaporeans mourned the death, four days earlier, of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew ...

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