17 Jun '12, 2am

Tribute to Lim Hock Siew by Ang Swee Chai

While in exile I met with many friends of Dr Lim Hock Siew, and was able to learn about him from them. I respect those friends of Dr Lim. They told me about the early fight for Singapore’s independence and the struggle against British rule. They also told me about Dr Lim. He was a leader and they respect him. From them I learnt about the days they were together building up the trade unions and the civil structures in the early fifties and sixties. I learnt that Dr Lim was a strong and principled man. He was also a great leader who led by example and humility. When it came to taking a stand he did so readily and with great generosity. Because he never betrayed his principles, and spent 19 years in prison. He stood on moral high ground until his death.

Full article: http://www.sgpolitics.net/?p=7701

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