Series #3 – Operation Cold Store

Topic      : Operation Cold Store – 2 February 1963
Speaker : Dr Lim Hock Siew
Date       : Tuesday, 18 October 2011
Venue    : 22 Marshall Road, Singapore 424858

About the Speaker
Dr Lim Hock Siew was a young doctor and Central Committee Member of Barisan Sosialis when he, together with more than 120 others, was arrested and imprisoned without trial during Operation Cold Store on 2 February 1963. He was to spend the next 20 years in various prisons. Released with restrictions on 7 September 1982, Dr Lim returned to work at Rakyat Clinic on Balestier Road which he founded prior to his arrest. A true socialist, he still works as a doctor at Rakyat Clinic even to this day and charges his patients according to their means.

 

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