30 Jun '16, 9am

Massive crackdown on radical leftist activism by communists in Singapore by Lee Kuan Yew

Until the crackdown, Nanyang University had been the setting for student agitation and resistance to a reorganisation of the university to raise its standards. Such a reorganisation was seen as an attack on Chinese education and used as a pretext for student agitation. The Federal government which had ordered the arrests saw Nanyang University as the last remaining bastion from where the communists in Malaysia had hoped to bring the Singapore and Federal governments down on issues involving Chinese education.

Full article: http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_2014-...

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