I. DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights which was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 10 December 1948.
When I was growing up in Singapore, I remember coming across a couple of Straits Times articles which pretty much branded Dr. Chee Soon Juan as a troublemaker.
It was only after my mid-twenties that I first surfed into the SDP website, of which Dr. Chee is the Secretary General of.
This post is about two years overdue, although the experience of the event is still fresh in my mind :)
A short reflection on the symbolism of a national flag, on Singapore’s 49th National Day (9 August).
“And Tango Makes Three” is a children’s picture book which features the true story of two male penguins that raised a baby chick in a New York zoo.
Here is my short commentary on the Singapore National Library Board’s (NLB) recent actions to destroy three books (including the aforementioned title) that were deemed unsuitable for young children, because of “non-traditional” family themes.