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Today in history – remembering Operation Spectrum
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pmOperation Spectrum, also known as the 1987 “Marxist Conspiracy”, was the code name for a covert security operation that took place in Singapore on 21 May 1987. 16 people were arrested and detained without trial Read More

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“Operation Spectrum was political rape”
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Was the “Marxist Conspiracy” truth or propaganda? Read More…

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Operation Spectrum – 22 years later
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TOC looks back on the events of 21 May 1987. Read More…

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International Human Rights Day commemoration in Singapore
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by Teo Soh Lung Human Rights Day (10 Dec) was commemorated in small but meaningful ways by civil society. It began with the screening of the documentary “1987: Untracing the Conspiracy” by Jason Soo at The Projector. About half of the 22 people Read More

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True blue Singaporeans – beware of your birth rights
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by Tan Wah Piow I was born in Singapore in 1951, and had therefore acquired the right of rights as a citizen of Singapore – my birthright. This right, which was sacrosanct, is no more the case under the People’s Action Party (PAP). Read More

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52 Malaysian organisations issue joint statement in solidarity with Singaporean activist, Jolovan Wham
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52 organisations from various fields of civil society and states within Malaysia have signed a joint statement to express solidarity with Singaporean activist, Jolovan Wham who has been recently charged in court by the authorities, stating that they refuse to keep silent when Read More

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Frontline Defender issues urgent appeal for Human rights defender Jolovan Wham
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A statement issued by Frontline Defender, an international NGO based in and founded in Dublin with the specific aim of protecting human rights defenders at risk (HRDs), people who work, non-violently, for any or all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Read More

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The flames that burn in the heart
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by Vincent Wijeysingha I used to live in Singapore. Born and bred, I left in my twenties to study in the UK and remained for several years after. In 2009, I returned home and, with some years of social work experience, I became involved Read More

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Function 8: Prosecution of Jolovan Wham
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Below is the statement issued by Function 8, a local non-government organisation in response to the seven charges filed against Jolovan Wham, a well-known activist by the Singapore authorities on 29 Nov 2017.  We are alarmed and disappointed that Jolovan Wham, a promising, award-winning Read More

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Activist to be charged for various offences in court
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The Police has informed through a press release that they will be charging Jolovan Wham, a well-known labour and human-rights activist in Court on Wednesday (29 November 2017) for organising public assemblies without a police permit under the Public Order Act, an offence of Read More

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