Tag: Contempt of court

AGC: Li Shengwu must keep defending himself if he has “nothing to hide”

Singapore—The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) said on Thursday (Jan 23) that Li Shengwu, the nephew of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, should keep on defending...

“A superstar of the Bar.” A profile on David Pannick, legal advisor to Li...

Singapore—On September 25, Li Shengwu announced via his Facebook page that for the past two years, his legal team has been getting advice from...

Jolovan Wham slapped with S$5,000 fine for contempt of court, insists he has nothing...

Singapore—Almost a year to the day that he put up a Facebook post saying that Singapore's courts are not as independent as Malaysia's when...

Of activists, journalists and a strawberry leadership

Something should be said about two recent incidents affecting the free speech space in Singapore. The first is guilty verdict of activist Jolovan Wham...

Jolovan Wham and John Tan convicted for criticizing judiciary

Under the new contempt of court laws that became effective in October 2017, civil rights activist Jolovan Wham and senior opposition politician John Tan...
Alex Au

Blogger Accused of Writing Articles that ‘Undermine’ Public Confidence in the Judiciary

Two blog posts that were written by the blogger Alex Au were the subject of a court hearing held on October 21. The hearing...
Alex Au

Gloves against blogger are off

It looks like there is no second chance for controversial blogger Alex Au. After letting him go over a contempt of court issue in...
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