Daily Archives: 2013-12-10

On a Little Street in Singapore

By Vernon Chan  The Little India riot broke out on 8 December 2013 and already the event is being mythologised by both media and public, made to fit into various narratives of “the Singapore way”, race, crime and order, idleness, and mob mentality. By leaving out certain inconvenient truths and peddling a few convenient fictions, an indigestible event is dressed …

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SPP’s statement on riot at Little India

Singapore People’s Party releases statement on the riot at Little India and the subsequent temporarily ban on alcohol at Little India the weekend. [spacer style=”1″ icon=”none”] The SPP salutes our brave law enforcement officers who put their lives on the line during the riot of 8th December, which was the first in Singapore since 1969. We wish the injured officers …

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Statement in response to AGC Statement re Alex Au

Singapore, 10 December 2013 We refer to the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) statement dated 5 December 2013 which was made in response to our statement issued 29 November 2013. We assure the AGC that the 170 persons who “purportedly” signed the statement did in fact do so. It is regrettable that the AGC’s statement appears to predetermine that Mr Alex Au’s …

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