Tag Archives: ISA

Checks and balance needed for ISA to prevent abuse by an all-powerful government
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 4

Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings, Mr Ho Kwon Ping calls for more checks and balance on the extra-ordinary powers granted by Singapore’s Internal Security Act (ISA). Mr Ho was formerly detained under the ISA in 1977 when he was working as a journalist for Read More

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The PAP’s “aim number one” 60 years ago
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 3

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmThe People’s Action Party (PAP) was formed on 12 November 1954. This year thus marks the party’s 60th anniversary. According to the PAP Facebook page: “Lee [Kuan Yew] formed the socialist People’s Action Party (PAP)… Read More

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In Memory of Dr Lim Hock Siew
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Teo Soh Lung / Image from screen-grab of banned video featuring Dr Lim Hock Siew, produced by Martyn See “I am not interested in saving Lee Kuan Yew’s face. This is not a question of pride but one of principle. My detention Read More

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Not forgetting 21 May 1987 and its relevance today
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Teo Soh Lung Today at dawn, 27 years ago, plain clothes policemen climbed over my garden gate and started banging on the glass door. Rudely awakened by the loud noise of glass being hit, I looked out of the window and saw Read More

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Lim Chin Siong was wrongfully detained
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 13

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pmBy Dr. Thum Ping Tjin Lim Chin Siong co-founded the People’s Action Party (PAP) in 1954 with Lee Kuan Yew. His intellect, leadership, and legendary oratory skills enabled him to organise the trade union movement Read More

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A renewed call from the past to abolish ISA.
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

By Terry Xu How would you feel if Workers’ Party Candidate Lee Li Lian was arrested shortly after her victory in the Punggol East By-Election? This was a question posed to the people who attended the 50th anniversary of Operation Coldstore event on Read More

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TOC Exclusive: Teo Soh Lung – In her own words (part one)
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Teo Soh Lung gives readers an exclusive look at her activities before her detention under the ISA. Read More…

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Passion for activism extinguished…but not for long
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TOC’s Gerald Giam speaks to ex-ISA detainee, Tan Tee Seng. Read More…

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No beatings and torture under ISA
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

  There are no beatings or torture. There have been no deaths. Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, Embassy of Singapore in Washington, defending the ISA

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1987 “Marxist Conspiracy”? People are just “jealous”, says letter to ST forum
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Letter to ST forum page says it’s better for “a few” to do time than “have the nation destroyed”. Read More…

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