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Daily Archives: 2011-07-01

I absolutely agree that Singapore politics is for Singaporeans to decide – Blacklisted human-rights activist

In early June this year, Taiwan-based journalist and human-rights activist Bo Tedards flew to Singapore to attend a friend’s funeral but learnt that he had been ‘blacklisted’ and barred from entering. (Read his Facebook entry here) In an exclusive interview with The Online Citizen, he reveals the details of the incident, and explains why he will continue working to promote …

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In the last few days of being President

by: Ravi Philemon/ President S R Nathan has indicated that he will be stepping down as President at the end of his term and that he will not contest the coming Presidential Election due by end August 2011. I admire President Nathan for having the tenacity to rise from humble beginnings. Coming from a disadvantaged family, President Nathan, completed his secondary …

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FOTF reveals fundamentalist agenda in latest anti-gay campaign

The following is an excerpt from Yawning Bread Just when the legislature in Albany legalised same-sex marriage, making New York state the sixth and largest US state (so far) to do so, Focus on the Family in Singapore launched another anti-gay campaign. They distributed two booklets over the last weekend to several other churches. At least one church has reportedly …

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