Daily Archives: 2015-02-03

Was the demolishing of the old National Library a well-thought decision?

The Old National Library Building was closed on 31 March 2004, and was demolished in 2005 to make way for the construction of the Fort Canning Tunnel (FCT) to ease road traffic to the city. The FCT project was based on the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)’s plans for the Museum Planning Area. It is said that in the proposal by URA that over 3,000 …

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Detention without trial: Going beyond Coldstore?

No human being should be subject to detention without trial. Much less any Singapore citizen in this post World War II era that witnessed the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations, of which Singapore is a member state.

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