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In 2002, Chee Soon Juan was fined for speaking up on Tudung Issue

In light of recent accusations of Racism direct at Dr Chee by Minister of Culture Grace Fu and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, it may be timely to remind the voters of Bukit Batok and the populace at large that Dr Chee was the only Singaporean ever to be charged for speaking for Muslims. In 2002, Dr Chee was slapped …

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The necessary inconvenience of breaking down racial facades

By Gangasudhan The ugly side of race and religion has surfaced yet again when outspoken critic of Singapore’s model of “multi-racialism” Sangeetha Thanapal accused Law Minister K Shanmugam of being an Islamaphobe, by citing an excerpt of a speech he had given. Soon after, the Minister put up a post on his Facebook page to clarify that Sangeetha had taken …

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