Tag: riot

‘Smart mediator’ Tun Mahathir quickly settles Malaysian Hindu temple riots

QUICK-THINKING intervention by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has amicably ended the stalemate surrounding the relocation of the Sri Maha Mariamman Devasthanam Temple in Subang...

Eyewitness says mob that attacked Malaysian temple was in a ‘trance-like state’

The chairman of the Save Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple task force, S. Ramaji, has come forward and said that the men who attacked...

18 vehicles set on fire in Malaysia’s Seafield Sri Mariamman Temple riot

Update: The chairman of the Save Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple task force, S. Ramaji, has come forward and said that the men who attacked...

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...

Will Little India still be Little India?

Human rights group, MARUAH, will be holding a panel discussion on the impact of the proposed Public Order (Additional Temporary Measures) Bill on the...

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: A case of self denial

By Tan Bah Bah News of the riot in Little India on Dec 8 first reached me when someone flashed me what looked like headlines,...

Little India riot: A reconstruction

We reconstruct the two hours of horror at Little  India  At 9.23 pm Sunday, a private bus  crashes into and kills 33-year-old Indian national Sakthivel Kumaravelu...
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