27 May '11, 3am

Breaking News: Shadrake’s appeal dismissed, to start jail term: Andrew loh / British author Alan Shadrake’s appe...

Shadrake’s account of the Singapore scene frankly does not excite me because the content is remote from our day to day life about capital punishment, Myanmar etc. In a sense then, what he writes is only about one tenth of the atrocities actually carried out in Singapore. Look back and count the number of political prisoners who rot in jail without any specific charges read against them. Recount the number of people who are financially destroyed by the libel charges against them because they dare to talk. Some are still in our midst, some have fled the country. Why I ask you are these things done to the people? So that the people do not inform one another as to the real horrible state of affairs. Singapore was wrested from the British and then from the Malaysians by our home grown heroes. Now some of the longlived ones wish to be truly rewarded for their services and so the...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/05/breaking-news-shadrak...

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