Came across this article in Channel News Asia on Tue (12 Sep 2006):
MANILA: Filipino activists have demanded the right to protest in Singapore during the IMF-World Bank meetings.
Protesters from a group called Freedom from Debt Coalition is insisting the World Bank step up its pressure on the Singapore government for banning 28 activists.
A small group of demonstrators gathered outside a hotel in Manila as the World Bank’s Managing Director addressed a business lunch inside.
The protesters said both the organisation and Singapore had trampled over the public’s right to demonstrate. – CNA /dt
Simi “public’s right to demonstrate? Crap. I’m part of Singapore’s public… and i also want to exercise my “public’s right” to safe streets lor! KNS!