Tag: Public Order Act

Netizens post smiley photos as a show of solidarity with activist Jolovan Wham

Singapore—After migrants rights activist Jolovan Wham was ordered to report to Tanglin police for having posted a photo of himself on social media with a placard with a smiley face two months ago, other netizens started posting smiley photos of their own in solidarity...

Police investigate couple who tried to join Yellow Ribbon Run wearing anti-death penalty shirts

Singapore—A man and woman who tried to join the Yellow Ribbon Run on September 15, Sunday, but were turned away for wearing anti-death penalty t-shirts are now being investigated by the police. While they have not been publicly named, due to the man’s postings on social...

Raffles Place MRT protestor charged under the Public Order Act yet again

Singapore—Serial protestor Yan Jun faces charges under the Public Order Act yet again. The former research assistant was protesting outside Raffles Place MRT shortly after 5 o’clock in the afternoon of February 28, and by March 1 and 2 he was facing various charges. Yahoo...