16 Aug '17, 2am

[Mothership] Why did AGC proceed with contempt of court case involving lawyer Eugene Thuraisingam?

[Mothership] Why did AGC proceed with contempt of court case involving lawyer Eugene Thuraisingam?

The first one, published on July 20, 2011, featured four separate cases that appeared to accuse Singapore’s judiciary of unfairness. Three of these portrayed the court as ruling unfairly in favour of foreigners or against Singaporeans, and the fourth appeared to allude to an instance where current Member of Parliament Tin Pei Ling was believed to have posted on her Facebook page in violation of Cooling-Off Day regulations. The second, published on January 3, 2012, depicted two cases side by side — one showed a celebrity who was sentenced to probation for “beat(ing) someone up”, while the other showed the judge sentencing a national serviceman who went AWOL to five months’ jail. Chew had drawn the phrase, “The Kangaroo Court of Singapore” on the wall behind where the judge was seated. The third, published two days later, showed what appeared to be the case of opposition pol...

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