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Help us stop the PAP's abuse of power; donate to SDP's legal fund

14 September 2017

Singapore Democrats

It is bad enough that the PAP has reserved the Presidential Election and that Mdm Halimah Yacob has become the President without a contest.

At the same time, Mdm Halimah has left the Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC short of an MP and without a minority representative. Then the PAP says that there is no need for a by-election to fill her seat.

This is an abuse of power. The PAP sees itself bigger than Singapore and contin ... Read more »

SDP files lawsuit against PAP govt for refusing to call by-election

13 September 2017

Singapore Democrats

The SDP has filed a lawsuit in the High Court to declare that it is incumbent upon the Government to call for a by-election in the Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC due to Ms Halimah Yacob's resignation from her seat.

For too long and on too many occasions, the PAP has made arbitrary and dubious decisions to amend the Constitution and statutes to preserve its own power. These decisions, however questionable, are rarely challeng ... Read more »

EP walkover: PAP's contempt for our constitution and our flag must be roundly condemned

11 September 2017

Singapore Democrats

The walkover of the Presidential Election comes as no surprise. The PAP had changed the rules and revised the criteria of the Elected Presidency to pave the way for Ms Halimah Yacob to assume the office.

Nevertheless, this is a sad day for Singapore. The rule of law has been mercilessly mocked and denigrated. The contempt the PAP has shown for our constitution and our flag which symbolises the ideals of democracy, unity and progress ... Read more »

SDP's town councils not "poorly managed"; party does not wish to be dragged into the AHTC dispute

06 September 2017

Singapore Democrats

The SDP has been mentioned in the WP's Defence in the suit brought by the Aljunied Hougang Town Council (AHTC). We wish to set the record straight over the statement made by Mr Low Thia Kiang who is also the 2nd Defendant in the proceedings.

Before we do that, however, we would like to clarify that the SDP had approached a WP official as well as the WP's counsel, Tan Rajah & Cheah, to try to resolve the matter bu ... Read more »

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