Tag: COI

Seven months after the Little India riot…

More cameras, more police officers and better lighting. In Parliament today, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean announced moves to better police areas frequented...

Little India: Was street culture a factor?

The Little India riot Committee of Inquiry identified the street sub-culture among the working class men of Tamil Nadu as a possible factor for...

When right is not really right with migrant worker laws

Singapore needs to work on enforcing the rights of migrant workers, not just informing them of their rights, said the President of Transient Workers...

Little India riot report: Where is the SCDF in all this?

Critics have thrown scorn at the Little India Riot COI report.  Some said the COI gave the Home Team only a slap on the...

Little India inquiry’s fearless duo

by Tan Bah Bah So far we have not heard anything much from NTUC's John   De Payva or chairman of West Coast CCC's Chua Thiam...

Little India Bill: What activists should have done

The civil rights of residents in Little India won out over the civil rights of the larger Singapore society. So much for the “bad...

COI Chairman on Straits Times story: It’s…Contempt of Court

COI Chairman G Pannir Selvam has told the inquiry what the Straits Times did – by running a story on the bus driver relating...

Questions COI should ask

By Mary Lee It doesn’t take much to turn a disorderly group into a raging mob. Ask any driver who’s had to go down Race...

Little India Riot: Not A Little Local Difficulty

By Vincent Wijeysingha The  incident on Sunday night turned the world’s spotlight  towards Singapore. We have in turn focussed that spotlight inward, searching for answers to this first violent commotion to hit the island  since the sixties. While...
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