28 Feb '12, 10pm

Lee Hsien Loong should apologise to Aung San Suu Kyi

Lee Hsien Loong should apologise to Aung San Suu Kyi

Six Burmese have been thrown out of Singapore in the last month or so when their residency passes were denied renewals. While the immigration office has not provided any explanation for any of these cases — and the silence itself can be read as sinister -– “they had some commonalities”, said Myo Myint Maung at a press conference on 22 August. All six have had their personal particulars recorded by the police at one or more events organised by the expatriate Burmese community since last September, and each of them have, at least once, been summoned to Tanglin Police Station for investigation. The Burmese in Singapore have organised “more than dozen” events in the last few months, from the march along Orchard and Tanglin Roads during the Asean summit held in Singapore last November, to petition signing against the sham referendum, to prayer vigils for those slain in the stre...

Full article: http://yawningbread.wordpress.com/2012/02/29/lee-hsien-lo...

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