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Postby the lynx » Fri, 03 Oct 2014 2:22 pm

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ecureilx wrote:per SG Laws, Foreigners aren't allowed to attend / meddle in local politics or import overseas problems here ...

Not unfair says me . ...

cops did the same for the Bersih 2.0 related gathering at the Padang area ...

and also for the Falungong protests a few years ago ...


Bersih was without permit so served them right to get arrested.


The chance of them getting a permit if they had applied?

Lol

On a funny note the day after the B protest I saw water bottles strewn around that area

All with BN labels ... ;)


I don't know what you're alluding to but without proof, I have to take it that you're talking gibberish again.

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Postby ecureilx » Fri, 03 Oct 2014 2:33 pm

the lynx wrote:I don't know what you're alluding to but without proof, I have to take it that you're talking gibberish again.


Let me find the pictures i took next to the war memorial of blue BN labelled water bottles, the day after the 2.0 protest held here

Not making that up, and why would I, again??

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Postby Barnsley » Fri, 03 Oct 2014 2:50 pm

the lynx wrote:Based on a Facebook invite I've got to this event, they are Singaporeans, Malaysians, Hong Kongers, British, Canadians, Australians, Filipinos, Indians, Americans. Organisers are Singaporeans. The attendees are of various nationalities, mostly as 'observers', not organisers, because by law, only Singaporeans can apply for permit to hold events at Hong Lim Park.


Did you get taken in for questioning by the authorities then? :D
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Postby the lynx » Fri, 03 Oct 2014 2:51 pm

Barnsley wrote:
the lynx wrote:Based on a Facebook invite I've got to this event, they are Singaporeans, Malaysians, Hong Kongers, British, Canadians, Australians, Filipinos, Indians, Americans. Organisers are Singaporeans. The attendees are of various nationalities, mostly as 'observers', not organisers, because by law, only Singaporeans can apply for permit to hold events at Hong Lim Park.


Did you get taken in for questioning by the authorities then? :D


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Postby Barnsley » Fri, 03 Oct 2014 2:52 pm

the lynx wrote:
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the lynx wrote:Based on a Facebook invite I've got to this event, they are Singaporeans, Malaysians, Hong Kongers, British, Canadians, Australians, Filipinos, Indians, Americans. Organisers are Singaporeans. The attendees are of various nationalities, mostly as 'observers', not organisers, because by law, only Singaporeans can apply for permit to hold events at Hong Lim Park.


Did you get taken in for questioning by the authorities then? :D


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I didnt look at any articles in case they were getting tracked :shock:
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Postby ScoobyDoes » Fri, 03 Oct 2014 3:29 pm

Barnsley wrote:I didnt look at any articles in case they were getting tracked :shock:



You're in Singapore, I don't see a reason for such suspicions.
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Postby JR8 » Fri, 03 Oct 2014 5:30 pm

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Barnsley wrote:I didnt look at any articles in case they were getting tracked :shock:

You're in Singapore, I don't see a reason for such suspicions.


Ha /irony.

I can't imagine many places provided 'to facilitate freedom of speech' where you invite thunderbolts upon thine ar$e if you go there seeking to use it for such a purpose.

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Postby bgd » Fri, 03 Oct 2014 5:43 pm

JR8 wrote:Ha /irony.

I can't imagine many places provided 'to facilitate freedom of speech' where you invite thunderbolts upon thine ar$e if you go there seeking to use it for such a purpose.


Only if you don't have the right permit. :wink:

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Postby the lynx » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 9:06 am

bgd wrote:
JR8 wrote:Ha /irony.

I can't imagine many places provided 'to facilitate freedom of speech' where you invite thunderbolts upon thine ar$e if you go there seeking to use it for such a purpose.


Only if you don't have the right permit. :wink:


And if you're a wrong person there.

(Foreigners are not allowed to participate in any protest or public displays of political affiliation etc, even if the event is legal)

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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 2:15 pm

the lynx wrote:I don't know what you're alluding to but without proof, I have to take it that you're talking gibberish again.


here's what I saw, when I was strolling past the Padang area, the day after the Bersih 2.0 protest (or was it 2.1 ??) I took these pictures, myself ..

Gibberish ? :roll: :roll:

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I am sure the protesters didn't care who supplied the water bottles .. even though they were protesting against UMNO / BN !!!

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 4:16 pm

This is such a set-up, it's really lame :roll:

You know, it's like there being an anti-EU rally at London's Speakers Corner, and afterwards lot's of water (or beer?) bottles being found with foreign far-right party logos on.... sure.

Since SG knows and certainly films everyone who goes to SGs '''Speakers Corner''' either they failed to notice the foreign political activism taking place under their noses on their home turf, or... but surely not... are pretending such a thing took place as it is useful to their cause.

Ones assumes they've DNA'd and fingerprinted all those half drunk water bottles, right?

Edit for clarity: para 1 - reference is to (London's) Speaker's Corner.
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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 5:35 pm

JR8 wrote:This is such a set-up, it's really lame :roll:

You know, it's like there being an anti-EU rally at Speakers Corner, and afterwards lot's of water (or beer?) bottles being found with foreign far-right party logos on.... sure.

Since SG knows and certainly films everyone who goes to SGs '''Speakers Corner''' either they failed to notice the foreign political activism taking place under their noses on their home turf, or... but surely not... are pretending such a thing took place as it is useful to their cause.

Ones assumes they've DNA'd and fingerprinted all those half drunk water bottles, right?


lol, Singapore wont allow any anti EU or anti anything protest ... never mind what was set up.

secondly the Bersih protestors were picked up and warned / charged for protesting about Malaysia in sg, not which party from MY they protested about or whether it was pro or anti BN.

thirdly, if there is a gathering and somebody provided free food / drinks, I doubt the gathered folks were bothered to check what label is on the food or bottle, as I have seen atleast in SG folks sometimes, for example, as long as free Newater is great .. but given a choice nobody touches Newater ...';)

heck, during the YMCA thingy a volunteer told that a couple of the CPF folks had asked if they sit in the YMCA program will they get meals ..I been there in other events where strangers have wandered over hoping to get food but get disappointed when we say strictly for beneficiaries only .. though some still hang around hoping for some food packets ...

I hope your post on being set up was in jest

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 6:21 pm

My earlier post corrected for clarity. It was a ref to 'Speakers Corner' in London, not this er 'ultra-policed monitoring space' downtown here, that bears absolutely no resemblance to Speakers Corner (London).

I still don't get the point. Why were lots of water bottles, sponsored by a foreign political party (and a sensitive one at that), left strewn at SG Speakers Corner? By whom, and how? Is this political party established and accepted as 'ok' to be a party to demonstrations here in SG?


:???:

p.s. I also don't accept that SG citizens of the type motivated (and brave?) enough to go to SG Speakers Corner, would be unaware of who Malaysia's BN are, or not realise they're drinking water from a foreign political party.

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 8:49 am

JR8 wrote:My earlier post corrected for clarity. It was a ref to 'Speakers Corner' in London, not this er 'ultra-policed monitoring space' downtown here, that bears absolutely no resemblance to Speakers Corner (London).

I still don't get the point. Why were lots of water bottles, sponsored by a foreign political party (and a sensitive one at that), left strewn at SG Speakers Corner? By whom, and how? Is this political party established and accepted as 'ok' to be a party to demonstrations here in SG?


:???:

p.s. I also don't accept that SG citizens of the type motivated (and brave?) enough to go to SG Speakers Corner, would be unaware of who Malaysia's BN are, or not realise they're drinking water from a foreign political party.


Actually the photo squirrel provided was at The Padang near Tan Kim Seng fountain, not Speaker's Corner at Hong Lim Park.

@squirrel. I rest my case. I have nothing concrete to back up or to contest that photo.

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 9:43 am

Oh :roll: :roll:

I hadn't noticed that the topic completely veered off onto another altogether unrelated matter.


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