16 Sep '11, 6am

The Singapore Democrats have long called for the ISA to be abolished. The ISA and laws such as the Public Order...

The Malaysian Government took a decisive step towards democracy when Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that the notorious Internal Security Act would be repealed and laws restricting freedom of assembly would be changed to meet international standards. This development is significant because the ISA and other anti-democratic laws are shared by Malaysia and Singapore. They were devised by the British during colonial rule to detain without trial independence fighters. The ISA has since been repeatedly used by both the PAP and Barisan Nasional to imprison opposition leaders, trade unionists, journalists, and student activists who have opposed their rule. In Singapore national leaders like Mr Chia Thye Poh , Dr Lim Hock Siew and Mr Said Zahari were cruelly snatched from their families and locked up without being given a chance to defend themselves in a court of law. Mr Chia...

Full article: http://www.yoursdp.org/index.php/news/singapore/4961-mala...

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theonlinecitizen.com 16 Sep '11, 2am

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blog.drdzul.com 16 Sep '11, 10am

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