Singapore activist faces fine over one-man smiley face sign protest

Singapore activist faces fine over one-man smiley face sign protest

The Jakarta Post-Lifestyle·2020-11-20 15:00

Singapore is set to charge an activist with staging a one-man protest without a permit over an incident in which he held up a sign bearing a crudely drawn smiley face outside a police station.

Police told Jolovan Wham, 40, who has had several run-ins with authorities in the city-state, which tightly controls public assembly, the media and free speech, on Thursday that he would be formally charged in court Monday.

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