Tag: Jolovan Wham

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan and WP’s Pritam Singh unveil new youth members; Jolovan Wham...

Both the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and the Workers’ Party announced brand new youth teams. Secretary-General of the SDP Chee Soon Juan, and his WP...

For the second time, Lee Hsien Yang donates money to someone who’s run afoul...

Singapore — One of the biggest stories to emerge in the country today, May 22, (Wednesday) is that of Lee Hsien Yang, the brother...

Lee Hsien Yang pays Jolovan Wham’s $20K security deposit in High Court appeal

Late last night, activist Jolovan Wham took to Twitter to share that Lee Hsien Yang - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s brother – has...

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...

Local groups call for greater freedom of expression in Singapore as Jolovan Wham faces...

Singapore – On Mar 26 (Tues), 25 different local groups released a statement calling for greater freedom of expression in light of the charges...

Prosecutors: S$10-15K fine for Jolovan Wham and jail time for SDP’s John Tan Liang...

Singapore —The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) have made known what sentences they are seeking for Jolovan Wham and John Tan Liang Joo over their controversial...

Activist Jolovan Wham under new police investigation for holding paper outside State Courts without...

Singapore – Social worker and human rights activist, Jolovan Wham, is once more being investigated by Singaporean police. This time, for allegedly protesting outside...

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...

UN Experts on Jolovan Wham conviction: “Singapore should act to amend the Public Order...

According to United Nations' experts on human rights, Singapore’s Public Order Act needs to be amended in order to assure individuals their freedom of expression. The...

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...
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