Daily Archives: 2010-05-05

Group wants “race” removed from NRIC

Each time Mr Seelan Palay has had to fill in the “race” column in application forms, he feels “awkward”. “I’ve cultivated a practice of avoiding to fill it in completely, and many of my friends do the same,” he says in a brief interview with The Online Citizen (TOC). Mr Seelan feels so strongly that “race” should be removed from …

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Burma on the brink of civil war

– The following is from Worldwide Impact Now – Another ominous chapter ahead for Burma’s ethnic minorities as SPDC troops arrive on their doorsteps. The month of April saw Burma draw severely close to widespread civil war. Continued demands from military rulers, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), on all non-state armed groups to join the national forces continue to be rejected, …

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