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

Singapore: Let political maturity prevail

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 16 February 2012

TC stands in solidarity with the people of Hougang SMC. TC calls on all Singaporeans to respect Hougang voters who had elected the WP with more then 64 percent of valid votes in GE 2011.

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Time to move on and focus on national issues

Posted by TC under Breaking News on 10 February 2012

Think Centre (TC) calls on fellow Singaporeans to re-focus on national issues in the face of recent exposes of alleged misdemeanours by public figures.

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Loss of a Singaporean patriot, statesman and founding father

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 3 February 2012

Singapore has lost a patriot, statesman and founding father. Think Centre expresses its gratitude to the late Dr Toh Chin Chye and extends our condolences to members of his bereaved family.

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Dr.Chia Thye Poh honoured with Lim Lian Geok Spirit Award

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 20 December 2011

The reason for Dr.Chia Thye Poh winning the Award is upholding of his belief on democracy without any comprise and never losing his faith under 32 years of unjust detention without trial. An exemplary of the spirit of Nanyang University.

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Civil society must play bigger role in human rights

Posted by United Nation under Breaking News on 16 December 2011

The next two years will be crucial for promoting human rights across South-East Asia, but the lack of involvement by civil society in regional rights issues remains a "major concern."

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Advancing Human Rights in Singapore

Posted by Singapore Unity Project (SUP) under Breaking News on 11 December 2011

The Singapore Unity Project (SUP), comprising active civil society organizations and individuals,commemorated International Human Rights Day at Speakers' Corner on 10 December 2011. The event featured the first ever outdoor Singapore Really Really Free Market (SRRFM), art installations and performances by various artists. In order to raise awareness, participating civil society groups set up stalls to promote their causes and finally, a joint civil society statement was read.

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Activists Commemorate World Day Against the Death Penalty

Posted by Think Centre & SADPC under Breaking News on 10 October 2011

9 October 2011, local activists and supporters gathered together at the Speakers' Corner to commemorate the 9th World Day Against the Death Penalty.

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Singapore UPR Report:Forum Asia-Think Centre Oral Statement

Posted by Forum Asia and Think Centre under Breaking News on 22 September 2011

Think Centre delivered the Oral Statement as a member of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) during the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR)Plenary on Singapore. Several Civil Society organization delivered Oral Statements at the Plenary Session on Singapore.

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The Government of Singapore pledge to do more on human rights

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 22 September 2011

Think Centre welcomes the pledge by the Government of Singapore to do more on human rights but is disappointed that recommendations regarding key concerns such as abolition of capital punishment and the Internal Security Act, the establishment of independent election body and national human rights institution, continues to be rejected.

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Think Centre renews call to abolish ISA

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 16 September 2011

PM Lee should seriously make good on his words to consider abolishing the Internal Security Act now that Malaysia has announced that it will repeal the Act.

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PE: Voting wisely for the future beyond rhetoric

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 26 August 2011

Think Centre calls on Singaporeans to think rationally and vote wisely for the future beyond the hustle and bustle of electoral rhetoric.

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Highly disappointing: Singapore abstains from voting for Decent work for Domestic Workers

Posted by under Breaking News on 24 June 2011

Not only was Singapore among the 63 voters which abstained from voting on the convention, Singapore was also one of only nine governments that abstained from the voting process of the new convention.

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Mourning the passing of Mr Tan Jing Quee

Posted by under Breaking News on 16 June 2011

Think Centre (TC) joins fellow Singaporeans in mourning the passing of Mr Tan Jing Quee - an intellectual, an activist and a human rights defender.

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Alan Shadrake jailed 6 weeks for contempt of court

Posted by under Breaking News on 27 May 2011

"The prosecution of Alan Shadrake for doing nothing more than calling for legal reform is a devastating blow to free speech in Singapore." Human Rights Watch

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Joint statement on Alan Shadrake's 6 weeks jail term

Posted by SADPC & Think Centre under Breaking News on 27 May 2011

We are deeply disappointed with the Court of Appeal's decision to uphold Alan Shadrake's original sentence of six-week jail term. The sentence is unduly harsh and lacks compassion.

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Think Centre congratulates Singapore on the new political chapter

Posted by Think Centre under Breaking News on 20 May 2011

TC congratulates Singapore on the new Cabinet and Parliament that will take the city-state into the next chapter of nation-building. Singapore's social policy must be kind and compassionate to ensure everyone has decent living and working conditions when they are in need.

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Think Centre thanks Singaporeans, Workers' Party, Chiam See Tong and George Yeo

Posted by under Breaking News on 11 May 2011

TC calls on all Singaporeans regardless of political loyalties or affiliations, to work together with the Government, the Opposition and civil society to realise the hopes and aspirations for next five years of better political governance, stronger socioeconomic progress, greater human dignity and better respect and protection of peoples' rights.

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Joint Statement on Yong Vui Kong's appeal verdict

Posted by Think Centre & Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Campaign under Breaking News on 5 April 2011

We call on the government to declare an immediate moratorium on all death sentences and to commute Yong Vui Kong's sentence.

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SADPC: Malaysian High Court sentence Single Mother to death

Posted by Rachel Zeng under Breaking News on 24 March 2011

Mar 18, 2011, Noor Atiqah M.Lasim - a single mother was sentenced to death by the Shah Alam High Court for drug trafficking. She was sentence to death after being tricked to carry drugs in a bag.

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Salute the Egyptian People's Revolution

Posted by Think Centre Team under Breaking News on 14 February 2011

For eighteen days she seized the world's attention in a manner not even the most expensive tourism advertisement campaign ever could.

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