Daily Archives: 2008-03-11

The Workers’ Party press release – Escape of Mas Selamat

Two weeks have elapsed since the escape of Mas Selamat Kastari from the Whitley Road Centre. Since the occurrence, the immediate priority has rightly been placed on his recapture. Our security forces have been hard at work in an island-wide manhunt, and Singaporeans too have put up with various inconveniences at checkpoints and other areas to facilitate this massive operation. …

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Reviewing Mas Selamat’s escape

By Benjamin Cheah Mas Selamat has been on the run for twelve days and counting, as of the time of writing. The initial outrage that greeted his escape has simmered, cooling into opinions cast in concrete. The media has moved on, covering other events. But, if we as a nation are to move on, we must first re-examine past events …

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