Tag: vandalism

Gandhi’s ashes stolen, photo vandalized on 150th birthday anniversary

Police reported that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, or Mahatma Gandhi's ashes have been stolen from his memorial in central India on the day of his 150th birthday. The thieves also wrote "deshdrohi" (traitor) across Gandhi's photos in the memorial. The caretaker reportedly went to open the grounds...

Another teen behaves unlawfully in hopes to go viral, shared bikes continue to be vandalised

Singapore – It hasn’t been a week when another event showing members of the young generation behaving lawlessly has surfaced on the internet. This time, however, it is the purpose of the youth to start trending online with his uneducated actions. The video, which...

Youth vandalizes Punggol bridge shelter, goes viral then apologises

Singapore – This is yet another story to add to the growing number of examples where youths commit uneducated acts on camera. On December 27, Thursday, a young man was caught on tape as he started to slice the tarpaulin-looking cover of the Lorong...

Vandalism and political defiance

By Trinity Chua and Tan Yong Heng Defiance and dissent is taking on a slightly violent streak. Vandals have struck by scrawling anti-PAP words on top of a Toa Payoh block of flats, painting on the war monument and attacking posters at bus stops. We spoke...

Name, shame…what a shame!

Those who are 17 years old in Singapore are not old enough to vote. They’re not old enough to get married without parental consent, they’re not old enough to serve National Service, they’re not old enough to drive, they’re barely old enough to have...

Let’s have a Democracy Wall

What turns an angry anti-social into a vandal? Frustration. An inability to channel anger into something useful. Is it significant that expletives against the PAP be spray-painted 22 storeys up on an HDB block? Not really — similar sentiments have been expressed online. What...