Daily Archives: 2016-01-24

Were the 27 arrested Bangladeshis terrorists?

By Teo Soh Lung When news of the arrest of 27 Bangladeshis under the Internal Security Act (ISA) broke on 20 Jan 2016, most of us thought that the arrests were made on the day before. That, however, was not the case. Except for one Bangladeshi worker who is serving a 12-week jail term, the other 26 had already been …

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Francis Seow struck fear into Lee Kuan Yew

Republished from Singapore Recalcitrant, a blog of Mr Yoong Siew Wah, a former director of the Internal Security Department in the 1970s. The passing of a Titan The passing of Francis Seow in Boston, USA, came as a bit of a staggering news to Singaporeans, especially those who knew him well. As is to be expected, the Straits Times does …

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