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The possibility of activism in Singapore today

Synopsis:

Is it possible to be an activist in Singapore today? What shape and form could activism take? What does it take to be an activist? Is it important to have activists? What are the barriers to activism? The speaker will discuss these and other related questions and issues, speaking from his personal experiences and observations of that rarest of creatures in modern Singapore: the committed activist.

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Speaker(s):

Siew Kum Hong, Former Nominated Member of Parliament, & Pro-tem Vice-Chair of MARUAH (Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism, Singapore)

Date:
Wednesday, 03 March 2010
Time:
12.15 p.m. - 1.30 p.m.
Venue:

Seminar Room 3-1
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469C Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259772

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