Found 287 articles in the category "Breaking News" over 15 pages.

Civil Society Human Rights Day Statement

Posted by Singapore Unity Project under Breaking News on 10 December 2012

Statement was delivered by members and friends of Singapore Unity Project at the Speakers' Corner, on the 9th December 2012.

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Singapore must respect fundamental human rights of all workers

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 28 November 2012

We urge the Singapore government to respect and fulfill its obligations on ILO fundamental principles and rights at work for all workers including fair wages, non-discrimination,decent jobs and living conditions.

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Public Consultation on Proposed Changes to the MDP

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 9 November 2012

Summary of Feedback from the Public Consultation on the Proposed Changes to the Mandatory Death Penalty held on 27 August 2012 at Bayview Hotel, Singapore

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TC Position Paper on Proposed Changes to the Mandatory Death Penalty

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 9 November 2012

Think Centre is sharing our Position Statement on the proposed changes to the mandatory death penalty, which has also been presented to the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry for Law, to lend our perspective and feedback to the Ministries.

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Time for Singapore to move away from Death Penalty

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 9 November 2012

The taking of life is too absolute, too irreversible, for one human being to inflict it on another, even when backed by legal process. Will Singapore draw lessons from the UNSG Report?

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10th World Day Against the Death Penalty

Posted by SWGDP under Breaking News on 13 October 2012

Singapore, a country that has been practicing the use of mandatory death penalty, will be seeing slight amendments made in the use of the mandatory death penalty for drug trafficking and homicide.

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Leadership Renewal in Think Centre

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 16 September 2012

With its new leadership in place, TC intends to work on establishing the independent Civil Society led Singapore Working Group for a National Human Rights Institution.

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Think Centre mourns the demise of one of its founders

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 14 August 2012

Think Centre mourns the demise of one of its founders, Christopher Neo Ting Wei. Chris as he was fondly known, was a seasoned opposition politician, civil society activist and generous friend to many.

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Think Centre - 2012 National Day Message

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 10 August 2012

Singaporeans desire for a democratic and free, sharing and caring, society which we call home. We wish every Singaporean and resident a Happy National Day weekend.

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Death penalty undermines human dignity and right to life

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 11 July 2012

Think Centre welcomes the Singapore Government's move to review the mandatory death penalty.Think Centre has consistently appealed for gradual abolition of the death penalty and to seek alternatives to the death penalty. But sadly, Singapore continues to execute prisoners by hanging.

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Loss of one of Singapore's political forefathers

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 6 June 2012

Dr Lim Hock Siew was a man who was from the people, of the people and for the people.TC send its deepest condolences to the family of the late Dr Lim Hock Siew and calls on fellow Singaporeans to take inspiration from his life story.

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Joint Statement on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 2 June 2012

We express our deep regret and continuing concern that the formulation of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration targeted to be adopted this year has been conducted in a non-transparent and covert manner.

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Move on and re-make Hougang together

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 28 May 2012

The 62.09% electoral win is not only a resounding mandate for Mr Png and WP but also a political expression of Hougang voters on dissatisfaction with both local and national policies of the ruling Peoples' Action Party (PAP).

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Hougang By-election

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 25 May 2012

Only with more independent-minded, selflessly-serving and people-centred voices in Parliament, can we take this place we call home towards a first-world nation where no one is left behind and their human rights fully protected.

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Singapore: Lives of Domestic Workers at Stake

Posted by under Breaking News on 10 May 2012

It is shocking to learn that eight fatalities had occurred alone in just the first four months of 2012 when compared to the entire period from 2007 to 2011 (24 fatalities out of 69 falls).

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Think Centre's Labour Day Message

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 1 May 2012

This Labour Day, Think Centre salutes all workers and asks the tripartite movement for Fairer opportunities, Safer work and Minimum wage.

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Migrant workers facing capital punishment

Posted by under Breaking News on 7 April 2012

Joint Statement by civil society organizations express grave concern on the recent capital punishment cases involving migrant workers in Singapore.

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Civil Society Briefing Paper to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Posted by under Breaking News on 22 March 2012

Singapore CSO's welcomes the visit to Singapore by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon since his last visit in 2009. The CSO's wish to highlight to the UNSG a few key human rights issues that he should refer to in his discussion with the Government of Singapore (GOS)to ensure greater enjoyment of human rights as envision in the UDHR.

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CALL FOR MORATORIUM OVER PLANS FOR BUKIT BROWN

Posted by under Breaking News on 19 March 2012

Singaporean civil society groups is formally calling for a moratorium on all plans for Bukit Brown until there is clarity over long-term plans for the area and discussions over alternatives have been exhausted.

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Singapore: Recognises basic right to a weekly rest day for domestic workers

Posted by Think Centre-SWGMW under Breaking News on 7 March 2012

It is a positive development that will align Singapore closer to international labour standards; and it also represent Singapore's commitment to effectively implement the 2007 ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers.

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