Tag: Public Order Act

From stifled dissent to managed dissent

A brief look at the PAP’s evolving strategy of “soft authoritarianism” Written by Ng E-Jay 05 June 2009 On 21 May 1987, 22 Singaporean citizens, including young social workers, lawyers, businessmen, theatre practitioners and other professionals, were detained under the ISA on the accusation of being members of a dangerous Marxist conspiracy bent on subverting […]