4 May 2006

SDP Stages a Silent Protest














Singapore Democratic Party's secretary general Chee Soon Juan, center, is seen with his party members staging a silent protest by sticking tape on their mouths with the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) logo drawn on it after a rally Wednesday May 3, 2006 in Singapore. The threat of a lawsuit by two of Singapore's top leaders against members of an opposition party in the run-up to May 6 elections recalls a tactic that critics say the ruling party uses to weaken or sideline its opponents. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his father Lee Kuan Yew, founder of modern Singapore, have said they would sue the leaders of the Singapore Democratic Party if they did not apologize for allegedly defaming them in a party newsletter by linking a local charity scandal to the ruling party's governance of the nation. (AP Photo/Alphonso Chan)



4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Wow. Powerful imagery.

ycbi said...

As is so often the case one can often say so much more by saying nothing :)

Muted said...

The amazing thing is that I think they also gonna be charged for that.. Man, what does one have to do to bring your point across these days.. Talk kena police, don't talk also kena police!! KNNCCB.. Next time use hand signs to protest better.

Anonymous said...

wait handsigns also kenna police how?