16 Feb '18, 10am

[#AspirantSG Post] Little India Riot - Learnings For A Better Singapore

On the late evening of 8th December 2013, Singapore experienced its 2nd post-independence riot in Little India . Given that peace has reigned in Singapore society for more than 40 years since the famous 1969 race riots, the incident shocked both Singaporeans and the international community. Negative stereotypes, xenophobic statements as well as comments on the response and effectiveness of our Police and Civil Defence forces sparked off on social channels. Fortunately, the negativity was well countered with positive comments from rational Singaporeans. Now that all the dust have settled, it is time to take a second look at the incident and discuss with retrospect on the learnings and how it can make Singapore a better place for all.

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