Sixty years ago, the "Red Scare" saw Lee Kuan Yew's government arrest and detain over 120 alleged "Communists", some for over a decade. Survivors claim it was a politically motivated purge. Are we any closer to the truth?
Fiachra Ross is interested in anti-colonial nationalism, federalism, and racial capitalism in 20th century South-east Asia. He is pursuing his MPhil in World History at the University of Cambridge.
The tudung issue is a microcosm of a much larger problem in society—our refusal to recognise the full differences that make up the reality of our lives in Singapore.