600 Singaporeans mark ISA crackdown anniversary

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Some 600 people turned up at Hong Lim Park (Speakers’ Corner) in Singapore on 2 June to mark the 25th anniversary of Operation Spectrum, an ISA crackdown in the island republic.

Hundreds gathered at Hong Lim Park in Singapore (click photo to enlarge) - Photograph: yawningbread.wordpress.com

Full article on the Aliran website.

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Raymond
Raymond

Lately there have been several high profile “Sex-for-favour” cases in Singapore. Maybe this is an area of weakness in Singapore?

http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2012/6/7/nation/11434136&sec=nation

Buttock Brainy
Buttock Brainy
ISA, operation spectrum will WORK perfectly in Singapore, if only 600 ppl attended the anniversary. This law is set by cowardice to kill off public courageous before it excites resonance. We have an ex-pm who is very ISA oriented, who calls for ISA revival if BN win next GE. He knows, to cling on power parmanently, he needs EC, PDRM, Media, more importantly ISA to coof-off any catalyst before it hits the flash point. He probably believes the basis of democracy is build upon what Mio Tze Dong’s “Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun”. Will you… Read more »
Fardeen
Fardeen

Ah Loong of PAP (may want to) support Ah Cheap, as he

1) want to continue to jail political dissidents
2) does not want a Bersih-like event on Orchard Road!
3) (may) find it easier to deal with a corrupted regime.

Saleha
Saleha

Sedutan rakaman video peristiwa “Duduk Bantah” anjuran Bersih2.0 di Kuala Lumpur pada 28 April 2012. 250,000 rakyat Malaysia menyertai protest yang bertujuan menuntut sistem pilihanraya bersih dan adil. Adalah diharapkan rakyat yang tidak sempat menyertai Duduk Bantah pada hari berkenaan akan mendapat gambaran yang lebih menyeluruh dan adil mengenai apa yang sebenarnya berlaku, serta melihat bagaimana pihak kerajaan BN menganiayai rakyat jelata yang cintakan keamanan semata-mata untuk melindungi kuasa mereka.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnqwyiZNHuY&feature=player_embedded

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