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Debunking a 30-year-old Conspiracy

30 years on, details of the Internal Security arrests codenamed Operation Spectrum have only just come to light, first in Teo Soh Lung’s book, Beyond the Blue Gate, and more recently, in Jason Soo’s film, 1987: Untracing the Conspiracy. The … Continue reading

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Amos Yee and Political Asylum

 “Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.” Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 14(1). Amos Yee has now been granted asylum by the United States on the grounds of persecution by the … Continue reading

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The Indomitable Lion Among Us

Speech of Teo Soh Lung delivered at the JBJ Memorial Dinner, 27 Nov 2016. J B Jeyaretnam inspired a generation of depoliticised young people when he won the Anson by election in a three corner fight in 1981. His victory … Continue reading

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BEWARE OF DISSONANT VOICES

 by Teo Soh Lung I was quite surprised to read what the Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim said at the opening of the exhibition at the Old Ford Factory (the newpaper, 16 Feb 17). He considers “dissonant voices” … Continue reading

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Lawful Lawlessness or Legal Opportunism

by Teo Soh Lung Singapore is unique in many things, including lawlessness committed by the very people who are supposed to ensure public safety and security. It is now 257 days since the police seized my mobile phone and computers. … Continue reading

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Tyranny of the majority

By Teo Soh Lung “… the sole end for which mankind are warranted, individually or collectively in interfering with the liberty of action of any of their number, is self-protection. That the only purpose for which power can be rightfully … Continue reading

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Chancellor Angela Merkel, my admiration

 by Teo Soh Lung Watching Chancellor Angela Merkel handle the horrific tragedy in Berlin on BBC, I am full of admiration for her. She was calm despite the enormous responsibility and the increased blame that would be cast upon her … Continue reading

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