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Singapore's Human Rights

Singapore – Amnesty International Report 2009

Amnesty International has released its 2009 annual report.

This is their report on Singapore,

An easing of restrictions on freedom of assembly was overshadowed by heavy penalties and restrictive measures imposed on opposition activists, journalists and human rights defenders.

Suspected Islamic militants remained detained without charge or trial under the Internal Security Act (ISA), amid concerns that some were at risk of torture and other ill-treatment during questioning.

Foreign domestic workers continued to be excluded from legislation protecting the rights of foreign workers.

Singapore rejected the UN General Assembly resolution calling for a moratorium on executions. At least five prisoners faced imminent execution, although the number of actual executions was unknown….click here to continue reading




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