Rights & Wrongs: Singapore, Afghan Boys, Cluster Bombs, and More

By Juliette Terzieff, on , Briefing

INTERNATIONAL BAR REPORT ON SINGAPORE -- Singapore has achieved phenomenal economic development but still fails to meet international standards on freedom of assembly and expression, and an independent judiciary, the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute said in a report released July 8.

"As one of the world's most successful economies, Singapore should be a leader in human rights and the rule of law, and should now have the confidence and maturity to recognize that this would be complementary, not contradictory, to its future prosperity," institute Executive Director Mark Ellis said at its release. ...

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