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Reluctance to open official records discredits government’s rebuttal on ISA detainees
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Last updated on February 2nd, 2017 at 11:45 amBy Terry Xu When Singapore High Commissioner to Australia Burhan Gafoor rebutted Dr Poh Soh Kai’s recent allegations that a major crackdown on leftists in 1963 was a political exercise, his rebuttal was firmly rejected by Read More

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They do say the darnest things: What a to-do about Operation Coldstore
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Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy Hong Lysa True colours ‘Sound historical consciousness requires intellectual rigour and honesty’ — a very heartening statement by Tan Tai Yong, Nominated Member of Parliament, Vice-Provost (Student Life), director of the Institute of South Asian Read More

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Politics is dirty?
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By Teo Soh Lung There is a common saying that “Politics is dirty”. I didn’t know it is that dirty till I read the essays of historians, Professor Geoff Wade and Dr Thum Ping Tjin in “The 1963 Operation Coldstore in Singapore, Commemorating Read More

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United Front were no communists: British intelligence
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Last updated on June 22nd, 2015 at 06:58 pmThe report below is by Maurice LB Williams, the Security Liaison Officer (which is the title of the Head of the British intelligence unit, MI5, office in Singapore), evaluating the evidence presented by the Singapore Read More

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What is it about the Singapore/Malaya merger and Operation Coldstore?
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Last updated on February 2nd, 2017 at 02:07 pmThe Online Citizen speaks with Dr. Thum Ping Tjin, a historian on the merger of Singapore and the Federation of Malaya along with Operation Coldstore which can be said to be a period of white terror of Read More

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