Tag: Ministry of Home Affairs

Malaysia’s Lawyers for Liberty will not comply with correction notice by POFMA

SINGAPORE — Malaysian human rights group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has refused to comply with Singapore's Protection From Online Falsehoods And Manipulation Act (POFMA)...

Rejected: States Times Review’s application to cancel fake news Correction Direction

Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam has rejected the application by States Times Review (STR) founder Alex Tan to cancel a Correction Direction...

Changes to Religious Harmony Act includes making restraining orders effective immediately

Singapore—Proposed amendments to the country’s Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act (MRHA) were introduced in Parliament on September 2, Monday, These amendments would let the...

Retirement age for uniformed officers to be reviewed by MHA

Singapore—Coming on the heels of the announcement from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in last Sunday’s (August 18) National Day Rally Speech that by...

MHA: 2 radicalised Singaporeans detained for planning to join IS

Singapore— According to a press statement from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), two Singaporeans have been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA)...

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of rebel links

Singapore has detained several Myanmar nationals accused of organising support for a rebel group locked in fierce fighting with the military in their country's...

40-year-old Singaporean who planned to join Syria’s Islamic State detained under ISA

Singapore — Imran bin Mahmood, a radicalised 40-year-old Singaporean, was issued an Order of Detention (OD) under the Internal Security Act (ISA). This was announced...

Churches and Christian leaders laud Government’s decision to cancel Watain concert

Singapore—On March 8, Friday, The National Council of Churches of Singapore (NCCS) issued a letter thanking the Government for cancelling the concert of Swedish...

Two Singaporeans arrested for terrorism-related activities

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in a press statement on February 15, confirmed that two Singaporeans were detained in January for their involvement...

MHA reports terrorism threat to Singapore remains high; urges S’poreans not to be complacent

Terrorism threats to Singapore remain high, as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) continues to proliferate in the region and beyond. This is...
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