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377A repeal would do more harm than good: Jamiyah

377A repeal would do more harm than good: Jamiyah

The repeal has the potential to lead to "more demands", which it believes "may impair Singapore's admirable social cohesion, growth and future progress as a nation".

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Section 377A: Science, religion and the law

Section 377A: Science, religion and the law

Religious leaders may view homosexuality as a sin, like adultery and fornication, but there is no reason for the state to make it a crime.

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Ministry of Law consults on proposed anti-money laundering regime for dealers in precious stones and precious metals

Under the new regime, PSMDs will be required to, among other things, put in place internal policies, procedures and controls and register with MinLaw.

Islamic scholars, teachers oppose Section 377A repeal

Islamic scholars, teachers oppose Section 377A repeal

According to syariah objectives, the purpose of the family unit is to give birth to the new generation and protect the existence of mankind through legal marriage between a man and a woman: Pergas

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Apex court rejects prosecution's call to jail, cane low-IQ teen rapist

Apex court rejects prosecution's call to jail, cane low-IQ teen rapist

Sentence of reformative training, aimed at rehabilitating young offenders, upheld.

Tough questions to ask about Section 377A: Forum

Tough questions to ask about Section 377A: Forum

To resolve the issue of the viability of Section 377A, we all need to ask ourselves some hard questions and be honest with our answers.

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Current approach to 377A is untenable: Forum

Current approach to 377A is untenable: Forum

How was the decision to not enforce the law taken?...Taken to the extreme, this also raises worrisome questions of how the laws of our land could potentially be suspended without any due process.

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Calling for repeal of 377A, Action for Aids says law has negative impact on HIV prevention

Calling for repeal of 377A, Action for Aids says law has negative impact on HIV prevention

Stigma and discrimination are the main barriers to early HIV testing and treatment while the number of HIV cases in Singapore, especially among men who have sex with men, continues to rise: Prof Chan

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Catholics urged to reject repeal of Section 377A

Catholics urged to reject repeal of Section 377A

'By accepting homosexual acts as a social norm, the dreadful consequences for the stability of our families, the well-being of our children, and the risks to the common good will be long term and irreversible': Archbishop Goh

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A Karthik v Public Prosecutor [2018] SGHC 202

A Karthik v Public Prosecutor [2018] SGHC 202

Criminal Procedure and Sentencing – Sentencing
The Big Read: With a house still divided over 377A, time to seek common ground

The Big Read: With a house still divided over 377A, time to seek common ground

Four years after the last legal challenge was squashed, and 11 years after Parliament decided to retain it, Singapore once again finds itself divided over an 80-year-old law - Section 377A of the Penal Code that criminalises sex between men.

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Why repeal v remain is a hot issue in Singapore

Why repeal v remain is a hot issue in Singapore

The Penal Code's Section 377A, which criminalises sex between men, is in the spotlight again. Insight examines why the issue continues to stir up strong debate between opposing camps.

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Court orders probation instead of jail for insurance cheat

Court orders probation instead of jail for insurance cheat

The Chief Justice noted that the basic criteria for probation as an option were met in this case and called for a probation report.

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