Tag Archive: The Workers’ Party

Ahmad Osman: Calvin Cheng Not Fit To Comment On Tudung Issue

I have refrained myself from commenting on this issue, but I can’t let it continue after coming across this particular post by NMP Calvin Cheng. Before I begin I would like to apologize to any parties which may feel offended…
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Ismail Kassim: Tudung Issue Is Also A Matter Of Human Rights

Yes, why not? Tudung is not a religious issue. When those who put on are barred from certain occupations it becomes a human right issue; the right of all to equal treatment before the law and the right of employment…
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Calvin Cheng: Bringing Up Tudung Issue In Parliament Is Divisive Because We Do Not Practice Communal Politics

Some people have been arguing that Parliament should be the right place to bring up the tudung issue. I would like to remind readers about the political history of Singapore: unfortunately, this would also entail a comparison to the Federation…
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Why Have GRCs If Minority MPs Can’t Speak Up On Minority Issues?

This week, when WP MP Muhammad Faisal spoke up against the ban on the wearing of tudung in certain occupations here, PAP Minister Masagos Zulkifli rebuked him for “subtly and frequently needling” the Malay community with this issue. Minister Masagos…
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Netizens Ask Where To Hold Discussion On Tudung If Not The Parliament

In his Facebook post, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong commented on championing divisive issues publicly, and on Minister for Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli’s “courage and conviction” in explaining to MP for Aljunied GRC Faisal Manap on why it…
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