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Video preview: Hidden stories from the pandemic — FreedomFilmFest Singapore returns (FREE EVENT)

After two years of virtual screenings, FreedomFilmFest (FFF) Singapore is back, to be held on Nov 19 and 20 at The Projector at Golden...

Is Qatar growing resentful of hosting World Cup after continuous attacks & criticism from human rights activists?

On Dec 10, the whole of Qatar, and perhaps the Arab world, was standing and applauding the right to host the 2022 FIFA World...

Qatar World Cup: Big test for human rights activists who are calling for boycott, but could the big reasons they gave could also be...

The Qatar World Cup is a big test for rights activists from all walks of life, and they are not winning the battles with...

UN Human Rights office urges gov’t to halt the imminent execution of Nagaenthran & Datchinamurthy; notes ‘alarming acceleration in execution notices’ in SG

The United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner issued a statement on Monday (April 25) urging the Government of Singapore to halt...

Ho Ching calls out ‘entitled’ customers, calling them worse than a ‘Yaya Papaya’

Singapore  -  Prolific Facebook commentator  Ho Ching offers her views on the wave of people exhibiting unjustified superiority and self-entitlement, as described in a...

Singapore tightened free expression restrictions last year: Human Rights Watch

Singapore placed greater restrictions on the country's already sharply curtailed free expression rights last year, according to the latest report from Human Rights Watch. The...

Should art be political? U2 stirs up controversy for politically-charged concert in Manila

Manila, Philippines—Music lovers braved hours in traffic just to see Irish rock band U2, who performed their very first concert at the Philippine Arena...

China says it will continue ‘training’ Xinjiang people

China on Monday defended its vast network of re-education camps in Xinjiang and said it would continue "training" residents, following explosive government document leaks...

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Former NUSS member unable to find work becomes full-time Grab driver to support his family

Progress Singapore Party member Jeffrey Khoo took to Facebook with a story of a Grab driver who was once...
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Chee Soon Juan: What’s a person’s worth? F&B jobs are ‘back-breaking… few Singaporeans want the job’

Opposition politician Chee Soon Juan, who last year ventured into the restaurant business, posted an unusual photo on Facebook...

Unity in Diversity: Pritam Singh’s post after WP MPs voted on 377A draws praise from netizens

Workers’ Party chief and Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh posted a picture of the WP Members of Parliament...

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