29 Nov '11, 3am

@HanWYoon A tribute to Francis Khoo Kah Siang by Tan Wah Piow

@HanWYoon A tribute to Francis Khoo Kah Siang by Tan Wah Piow

A tribute to Francis Khoo Kah Siang by Tan Wah Piow We take the opportunity of this gathering to pay our respects and register our tribute to Francis Khoo, husband of Ang Swee Chai and a patriotic son of Singapore. Born on the 23.10. 1947, Francis sadly died unexpectedly in London last Sunday 20 November 2011. Some of us who had the privilege of knowing him, and had worked with him during the 1970s will feel the great loss of a passionate, courageous and creative advocate for change. I first met Francis in 1973, he was then a 26 year old young lawyer and an active member of the Student Christian Movement in Singapore, He was then an important source of inspiration amongst his peers. He helped to organise the demonstration outside the American embassy protesting against the US bombing of north Vietnam, a rare anti-war event in Singapore. In 1974 he represented one of the tw...

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