Tag Archives: Vigil

Commentary: “Justice Is In The Hearts Of The People”

I refer to last Friday’s disastrous handling of an intoxicated man at the juncture of Collyer Quay that caused quite a stir on and offline which ignited a debate on police procedural tactics. It is a very curious case on why the 6 officers did not subdue the man much earlier and allowed the situation to escalate? Compare this with previous scenes of peaceful activists gathering for candlelight vigils and giving a non-violent address where hordes of officers would be dispatched to round and restrain them. It becomes very polarising when the public sees double standards for similar or worse situation.

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YET ANOTHER PERSON BANNED FROM TRAVELLING, INVESTIGATED FOR ATTENDING VIGIL

Filmmaker Jason Soo is yet another person to be slapped with a travel restriction as the police are investigating him for taking part in a candlelight vigil for a death penalty inmate. "It's an example of how civil rights in this country are being gradually stripped away, inch by inch, little by little, until one day, we realize that the only rights we have left is the right to obey."

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SINGAPOREANS HOLD VIGIL FOR LEE KUAN YEW AT SGH

Several Singaporeans have gone down to the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) to keep a vigil for Singapore's founding Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew. ON 5th February, Mr Lee was warded at Singapore General Hospital with a serious case of pneumonia and was admitted into ICU. On Tuesday, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said that Lee's condition had worsened. Yesterday, it was announced that he is critically ill.

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