SNA - Ministery of Law refutes Human Rights Watch's report

SNA - Ministery of Law refutes Human Rights Watch's report

hoo! Singapore News, 27 Jan 2012 Singapore’s Law Ministry has refuted claims in an annual report released on Monday by U.S.-based human rights group Human Rights Watch, saying it made “false assertions”. The report had claimed, among other things, that Singapore’s government has been making “lame excuses” to “(violate) fundamental free expression rights”, adding that it rejected and contested the premises of recommendations for improvements in civil and political rights made by the United Nations Human Rights Council in May last year. Full story Related: S'pore Dismisses Human Right Watch Report As Inaccurate - Bernama.com Singapore dismisses human right report as inaccurate - Sin Chew Jit Poh

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