Tag Archive for Tag: AWARE

Tag: AWARE ST letter: Volunteer tells why Aware’s EGM turned raucous

ST letter by Ms Pamela Oei 07 May 2009 ST Online link I READ Ms Sumiko Tan’s article on Tuesday, ‘More losers than winners’, with dismay. There were some 3,000 people present last Saturday at the extraordinary general meeting (EGM) of the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware). Emotions were charged, people came to correct what they thought

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Tag: AWARE Political parallels of the AWARE saga

By the Singapore Democrats 04 May 2009 Original Link Whatever is said about the recent saga of the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware), it cannot be denied that the episode concluded in an open and democratic, if not entirely amicable, manner. It was an intriguing event in a country where citizens have been conditioned to shun politics.

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Tag: AWARE My response to the ST article: “Process, pluralism, protection”

Written by Ng E-Jay 04 May 2009 Janadas Devan’s Straits Times article “Process, pluralism, protection” published on 04 May was generally a well-written one, but I disagree with the points he raised in the last section of the article labeled “OB markers matter“. In this section of the article, Mr Devan argues that the AWARE saga shows why “illiberal laws”

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Tag: AWARE An open letter to new AWARE president Dana Lam and her team

Written by Ng E-Jay 03 May 2009 If there is anyone who still wonders whether we as a people have the courage to stand up for righteousness, justice and tolerance, who still doubts whether Singaporeans are able to rise up to the challenge when the occasion calls, Saturday night banished those doubts forever. Those doubts were banished by the men

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Tag: AWARE Pastor regrets ‘actions on pulpit

Straits Times, 02 May 2009 ST link By Zakir Hussain SENIOR Pastor Derek Hong of the Church of Our Saviour has said that he regrets using the pulpit to mobilise support for one camp in the ongoing dispute over leadership of the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware). ‘I regret that this matter has caused concern and unhappiness.

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Tag: AWARE DPM Wong welcomes umbrella Christian body’s stand on AWARE saga

Channel News Asia, 01 May 2009 CNA link SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Wong Kan Seng has welcomed the position taken by the National Council of Churches of Singapore, on the recent saga involving women’s group, AWARE. On Thursday, the umbrella Christian group issued a statement saying, among other things, that it did not condone the use of the pulpit to

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