Sunday, 9 June 2013

Snapshots of #FreeMyInternet Protest @ Hong Lim

Pictures from Hong Lim Park on 8 Jun 2013



Hundreds march in Singapore against website licensing regime

A Caricature of former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is displayed during a rally at a free-speech park called Speakers' Corner in Singapore on June 8, 2013 (AFP Photo / Roslan Rahman)
A Caricature of former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is displayed during a rally at a free-speech park called Speakers' Corner in Singapore on June 8, 2013 (AFP Photo / Roslan Rahman)


A mock tombstone is displayed during a rally at a free-speech park called Speakers' Corner in Singapore on June 8, 2013 (AFP Photo / Roslan Rahman)
People gather to listen to bloggers speeches during a rally at a free-speech park called Speakers' Corner in Singapore on June 8, 2013 (AFP Photo / Roslan Rahman)
People gather to listen to bloggers speeches during a rally at a free-speech park called Speakers' Corner in Singapore on June 8, 2013 (AFP Photo / Roslan Rahman)
A protester stands with a placard during a rally at a free-speech park called Speakers' Corner in Singapore on June 8, 2013 (AFP Photo / Roslan Rahman)
A protester stands with a placard during a rally at a free-speech park called Speakers' Corner in Singapore on June 8, 2013 (AFP Photo / Roslan Rahman)


Free my Internet Movement

some entertainment before the talk
banners everywhere
people from all walks of life came to lend their support and make themselves heard

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Is freedom of speech is dead?
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Silence at Speaker’s Corner
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Protecting the freedom of our future?

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Free My Internet Protest 8 June 2013




Photo Essay 2: #FreeMyInternet Protest (8 June 2013)












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Photo Essay 1: #FreeMyInternet Protest (8 June 2013)

About 2,500 people participated in Singapore’s largest blogger-led protest – #FreeMyInternet Protest – yesterday afternoon (8 Jun). 2,500 is the total number of people estimated to have gone to Hong Lim Park from 4-7 pm yesterday.

More than 4,000 have signed an online petition (and counting - link) while more than 150 blogs participated in an online blackout on Thursday (6 Jun).

Here are snapshots of the protest at Hong Lim Park yesterday:










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