15 May '11, 8am

Read it: "Lim Chin Siong vs Lee Kuan Yew: The true and shocking history" #SgElections

Top-secret documents held by the British Government, now declassified, reveal some jaw-dropping facts about Lee Kuan Yew and how he came to power. When Lim Chin Siong, another of Lee Kuan Yew's prisoners, died in 1996, the PAP was equally anxious to make sure that Lim's portrayal as a revolutionary communist remained etched in the minds of the people. In response to a tribute that the SDP had written about Lim, the PAP through then MP Dr Ow Chin Hock, said that the Barisan Sosialis (Socilaist Front), of which Lim was its leader, fought the Government in 1966 "on the streets, according to the teachings of Mao Zedong in the Cultural Revolution." It was a bald-faced lie. Lim was already in prison under ISA detention in 1966 and could not have led his party in anything. This, it seems, was not the only untruth that the PAP has been telling us. For example, Dr Ow pointed out th...

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