08 Oct '11, 2am

Rebel : Speak truth unto power: The life and times of Ho Piao : The torture of a political prisoner

Ho Piao was 26 when he was detained during Operation Cold Store (2 Feb 1963). He held the dubious distinction of being the third longest held political detainee under the ISA. He was severely tortured by the ISD and released after 18 years, on 1 June 1981. Educated in Serangoon English School and Raffles Institution, Ho Piao was a Queen's Scout and rowed round Singapore island alone. He entered University of Malaya in 1957 and was an active member of the University Socialist Club. He left the university partly due to his growing commitment to trade union work. After his release, Ho Piao married and left for London. He died in 2007. Below is the eulogy delivered by his good friend, Francis Khoo. - Teo Soh Lung ************************************************************** HO PIAO - His life and times (1937-2007 ) By Francis Khoo Shortly after the ANC won, I took Ho Piao to ...

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