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Singapore: End ‘Scandalizing the Judiciary’ Prosecutions

Email Singapore’s Attorney General’s Chambers should cease using contempt of court charges to muzzle critics of the judiciary. (New York) – Singapore’s Attorney General’s Chambers should cease using contempt of court charges to muzzle critics of the judiciary, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should revoke the antiquated contempt offense that permits prison sentences and fines for “scandalizing the judiciary.”read more

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