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By Jiyoung Song

ISBN-10: 113869472X

ISBN-13: 9781138694729

Singapore is understood for its striking financial luck whereas its strict legislation on freedom of speech, medicinal drugs, vandalism, homosexuality and public protest were legitimised within the identify of retaining public order, racial concord and inner defense for this good fortune. Lee Kuan Yew’s ‘Asian values’ are greatly mentioned as a key touchstone for debates on universalism and cultural relativism. Singapore’s professional place on human rights has very truly demonstrated that nationwide defense and public order are prioritized over the total realisation of human rights, inside Article 29 of the 1948 common statement of Human Rights.?


Singapore’s difficult stance on human rights, even though, doesn't negate the lengthy and chronic lifestyles of a human rights society that exists nearly unknown to the area. the focal point of this e-book is on self reliant activists and writers, documenting this practice in Singapore society that has a legacy of protecting common values of person human rights. It uncovers their discourses, major contentions, campaigns, survival techniques, well known activists and their untold tales in the course of Singapore’s first 50 years of independence.?

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