16 Feb '12, 10pm

NUS group causes outrage over "disrespectful" mission trip posters

SINGAPORE - Posters and online comments denigrating other religions have sparked an outcry at the National University of Singapore (NUS), leading to their removal and a reminder by the university's provost yesterday to respect the religion and beliefs of others. The posters and comments were made by the NUS Campus Crusade for Christ (CCC), which has since apologised and promised to be "watchful of future actions". The Singapore CCC is a Christian non-profit organisation active in tertiary campuses. The posters were to spread awareness of the group's coming mission trips and contained comments about the pervasiveness of Buddhism and Islam in Thailand and Turkey respectively. A posting on the NUS CCC's Facebook page yesterday said: "We humbly apologise for the distress we have caused you though the poster of ours that has gone viral online. We recognise that our choice of wo...

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