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Pink Dot 2012

Yesterday, over 15,000 Singaporeans turned Hong Lim Park into a sea of shimmering pink lights, for the first-ever night Pink Dot. So what is the Pink dot? The Pink dot is an annual event that aims to “raise awareness and foster deeper understanding of the basic human need to love …

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Politics

This Is Not Art According To the Government

Over this past weekend, many Facebook feeds in Singapore were flooded with news that the authorities have arrested a 25-year-old woman, the ‘Sticker Lady’, for allegedly painting the words “My Grandfather Road” on some roads in Singapore. Last time, we discussed how Singapore is the land where Freedom of Speech comes to …

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ActivismPolitics

Speech! Speech! Speech!

Originally, this was going to be a post on an event that I was attending to commemorate the fact that 25 years ago, 24 people were arrested by the government, for an alleged Marxist conspiracy. They were detained without trial under the Internal Security Act, which gave the government free …

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