So contradicting.
December 20, 2009, 2:37 am
Filed under: By Rachel Zeng, Singapore, Singapore Democratic Party

Political criticism is not a crime here, implied a statement made by the Law Ministry of Singapore.


Then I wonder why three CEC members of the Singapore Democratic Party were found guilty of distributing pamphlets criticising the PAP government without a permit. (Article can be found here.)

Does it mean that one has to ask for permission (i.e., seek for a permit) before criticising the government in Singapore?

Once again, may I implore Mr. K Shanmugam, our law minister, to enlighten us here on this issue.

Read also:

Ministry of Law contradicts District Judge over whether political criticism in Singapore is a crime


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I wonder if Ah Cow (or Ah Gu, for that matter)

were to apply for a permit to criticize the

garment would such a permit be issued?

Comment by Ah Cow

Hahaa go and try and we will see! In fact everyone should do that eh since the Law Ministry said that it is not a crime. 😉

Comment by rachelabsinthe

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