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Tag Archives: Little India

New Bill Detrimental to Healing Process?

With the new bill in Little India now being a reality, there is much talk about the potential risks of racial profiling and increased tensions in that area. There is a question as to whether the reformed bill will make the situation better or much worse. During the Parliamentary Reading on 18 February, there were some who felt it was …

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A flawed Bill that Parliament must not enact

Vincent Wijeysingha The Ministry of Home Affairs has introduced another Public Order Bill, supposedly aimed at dealing pre-emptively with potential unrest in Little India. The move is being sold as necessary, in the aftermath of Singapore’s worst riot in 45 years. But a closer examination of the Bill raises disturbing questions. In enacting this Bill, the government proposes to take …

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