Singapore. One law for elites, another for ordinary men

For any country, it's success has to depend on it's rule of law; the moment you lose that respect, you lose everything. Today, Singapore legal system and it's judiciary stand thoroughly disgraced. Routinely you find the courts treating some preferentially and others harshly. Foreigners from Western countries and locals in positions of importance or connected to the ruling party are free to commit almost any crime they want and get away with it either without any punishment at all or a mere slap on the wrist. Ordinary Singaporeans on the other hand face the brunt of the law, many years of imprisonment and brutally beaten (caned) if not also killed by hanging. Although they won't admit it of course, the reasoning behind this double standards by this cowardly government of Singapore is this; important Westerners and locals in high authority are especially needed in Singapore ...

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