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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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Chee: Civil Disobedience led to creation of Speakers’ Corner
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Last updated on November 4th, 2017 at 06:50 pmSingapore Democratic Party (SDP) Secretary-General, Dr Chee Soon Juan, counters a recent Straits Times article that alleges that the SDP’s civil disobedience “did not work”. In a blog post, Dr Chee explains the motivations behind Read More

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Silencing another generation? – Part 1
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by Teo Soh Lung Deputy Prime Minister Tharman’s speech in the recent Majulah lecture at NTU is interesting. Why did he say that Singapore today “is a vastly different and more liberal place compared to what it used to be?….” Last year, he Read More

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Awards won by graphic novel rekindles conversation on Singapore art funding that comes with strings attached
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

The winning of the three awards by graphic novelist Sonny Liew for his book, “The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye” at the prestigious 29th annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards on 21 July, has not just brought pride and joy to Singaporeans but also revisits Read More

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The rebranding of the Singaporean political dissident, Tan Wah Piow
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by Mariam Mokhtar On Saturday, 1 July, the Monsoon Art Gallery opened its doors for a special art exhibition, called “The Other Side of the Moon.” The link to the video is shown below. It also marked the rebranding of Tan Wah Piow, from Read More

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Function 8: “Deplorable that there are people who try to muzzle those who want the truth”
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Local NGO, Function 8 issues statement in response to the police report that was filed against the protest held by activists in the North-South Line on Saturday, stating that it “is deplorable that there are people who try to muzzle those who want Read More

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TODAY’s interesting post to announce police investigation into MRT protest
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Last Saturday, a group of activist held a protest on trains along the North South Line to stand in solidarity with the 22 individuals who were detained by the Singapore government 30 years ago under the Internal Security Act and urge the government Read More

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Activists protest on MRT to show solidarity for ISA detainees
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

A group of activists took to the trains to protest the horrendous treatment that the Singapore government meted out upon 22 individuals who were detained 30 years ago under an operation that was entitled,”Operation Spectrum”  with the use of the Internal Security Act (ISA). Read More

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