31 Dec '11, 2am

From time to time we post emails from our readers. Due to the many emails that we receive, however, we are unable...

From time to time we post emails from our readers. Due to the many emails that we receive, however, we are unable...

I am a Singaporean and have been keeping track of Singapore’s politics for a long time and over the years I feel that SDP has done a good job of asking the difficult questions in public. SDP has a good track record of being a vocal defender for the rights of marginalized people in Singapore. I have a friend who falls into one of these marginalized groups. He's an ex-convict who was arrested and imprisoned for drug offences. Well anyway, here is his story (Let’s called him Alex). Alex was a former government scholar but was convicted of a drug offense and imprisoned for 3 years. After he was released he started applying for jobs. He really wanted to pick up his life again from where he fell so he applied for jobs with some government ministries and stat boards. To cut a long story short, he got called up for many interviews. But whenever the HR dept called and asked about t...

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