Human rights

China defends Xinjiang crackdown after criticism from European leaders

China on Thursday defended its security crackdown in Xinjiang after French and German leaders condemned its mass detention of religious minorities in the region. The...

Israel to expel Human Rights Watch country director

by Joe Dyke Israel was set to expel the country director of Human Rights Watch on Monday after a lengthy court battle over claims he...

Uighur researchers say China running more camps than known

by Shaun TANDON Uighur activists said Tuesday they have documented nearly 500 camps and prisons run by China to detain members of the ethnic group,...

Jho Low granted asylum in a ‘third country’ but is he currently in China or the UAE?

Fugitive businessman and alleged mastermind of the global money-laundering 1MDB case is giving up billions that many say do not belong to him, but...

US blacklists 28 Chinese entities over ‘brutal’ Xinjiang abuses

The US is to blacklist 28 Chinese entities that it says are implicated in rights violations and abuses targeting Uighurs and other mostly Muslim...

On Jolovan Wham’s arrest and the making of “repression costly to the state”

Singapore – With the recent sentencing of local activist Jolovan Wham to 16 days imprisonment in place of an S$3,200 fine for holding an...

International human rights lawyer launches website

One of Singapore’s leading human rights law advocates, M. Ravi launched his own website on February 15. The website serves as an account of his...

Singapore Freedom Film Fest 2018 this weekend at The Projector

The 7th Singapore Freedom Film Fest (FFF), in conjunction with Freedom Film Network, Malaysia, will be presented by Function 8 on December 8 and...

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Neo Kian Hong elected as chairman of Singapore Golf Association

SINGAPORE — Former SMRT group chief executive Neo Kian Hong has been elected as the Singapore Golf Association’s (SGA)...
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‘This guy stole my brother’s iphone, then denied he stole’ — Netizen shares CCTV footage of alleged theft

SINGAPORE — An online user shared security camera footage on Tuesday (Jan 31), claiming that a man seen in...

‘Brand new BTO, Westscape Bukit Batok, yet this is the state of our estate’ — Resident on wall cracks & water leakage in public...

SINGAPORE — A Singaporean resident shared a video of a huge crack along a carpark wall of a supposedly...

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Trump order targets Chinese internet giants TikTok, WeChat

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