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TWO S’POREANS UNDER POLICE INVESTIGATION FOR FLOUTING BUKIT BATOK COOLING DAY

The Assistant Returning Officer has filed police reports against socio-political website The Independent Singapore (TISG), CPF activist Roy Ngerng and Teo Soh Lung for publishing online articles to supporter Opposition candidate Dr Chee Soon Juan during Cooling Off Day and Polling Day during the recent Bukit Batok By-election. The ARO said TISG, Mr Ngerg and Ms Teo were entities or individuals who regularly engage in the discussion and propagation of political issues, hence they should be held accountable and responsible for what they publish.

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TEO SOH LUNG: THE FEAR IS DEAD, ABOLISH THE ISA

Realising that fear was the reason which prevented me from giving an honest answer to the journalists, I suddenly felt liberated. It was as if a heavy load was lifted. I immediately resolved that the next person who asked me if I was going to Parliament House to pay my respect, I would let it be known that I do not respect a leader who imprisoned citizens without trial, who caused so much suffering to those imprisoned, their families and their friends.

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FORMER ISA DETAINEE: MY MOTHER WILL NEVER FORGIVE LEE KUAN YEW

I didn’t understand the extent of deprivation then even though I too or rather, the entire family were deprived of our favourite Hokkien stories told by Ong Toh every night and Lei Tai Sor, the Cantonese story teller. There was also the Teochew story teller, who I cannot recall his name now. She must have suffered enormously because that was her only source of news and entertainment.

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DOES IT MATTER IF LIM CHIN SIONG WAS A COMMUNIST

For more than half a century, Singaporeans have been told that communists were dangerous people and that they indulged in violence. The government conveniently omit to tell us that it was the communists who fought and died for Malaya (which included Singapore) during World War II and that Chin Peng was honoured by our colonial master soon after the war.

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WORKERS PARTY WILL NEVER SUPPORT LOUDMOUTH POLITICAL ACTIVISTS

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) member Teo Soh Lung who contested in General Elections 2011 under Yuhua Single Member Constituency has posted a note to express her disappointment with opposition political parties as they did not express support for activists who got into trouble with the law (The note is appended at the end of this post). Teo is referring to CPF activists Han Hui Hui & Roy Ngerng, human rights activist-cum-lawyer M Ravi and gay rights activist Alex Au. She wrote that opposition political parties fail to speak up when civil society “is under attack”.

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SDP TEO SOH LUNG: I AM DISAPPOINTED WITH THE OPPOSITION PARTIES IN SINGAPORE

But in Singapore, where are the opposition parties? Do they exist? Do they speak up when civil society is under attack. Where was the opposition when lawyer Ravi had problems with the professional body that was supposed to assist him and not persecute him? Where was the opposition parties when Roy spoke up for the thousands on CPF and got into trouble with the prime minister? Where was the opposition when Han Hui Hui, Roy and their supporters were harassed and interrogated for hours by the police? Where was the opposition when bloggers like Alex Au was charged for contempt? Did they speak up in parliament? Did they utter a word in support? Did they extend a hand to them?

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KATONG BOMBING 1974 – KNOW YOUR HISTORY

It was just 6 am on Friday, 20 st December 1974, when residents of Katong woke up to a mighty explosion. A bomb carried by the front seat passenger on his lap prematurely exploded as the car travelling down Still Road was just about to reach the junction with East Coast Road. It instantly killed the passenger, a Malaysian and ripped him open. The blast threw out the driver, a driver on to the road and he was eventually to die in hospital despite surgery. The driver an old boy of Chung Cheng High School was then an active member of Barisan Socialis. A third man seat in the back seat limped away and escaped. 3 other bombs were also discovered amidst the wreckage. Also found were flyers of Communist Party of Malaysia satellite organisations Malaysian National Liberation Front and the Malaysan Communist Youth League.

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TEO SOH LUNG: SINGAPOREANS SHOULD TAKE NOTE OF PUBLIC ORDER BILL 2014

In 1985, the citizenship provisions of the Constitution were amended specifically aimed at depriving Tan Wah Piow of his Singapore citizenship. Wah Piow had escaped to London fearing an accidental death in national service after serving a year in jail on a wicked and false charge for rioting while a student in the Architecture school. Having tasted the system of justice then, Wah Piow had escaped, rightly or wrongly. In 1986, Francis Seow, the president of the Law Society of Singapore was targeted for speaking out against the Newspaper and Printing Presses Amendment Bill. The law sought to demolish foreign publications critical of the PAP policies.

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