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Ladies and Gentlemen,
Many travel guide books for Burma, comes with this advice. Tourists are asked not to visit Burma since doing so indirectly helps to prop up their military junta. Your spending in that country contributes to it's existence, helping them to continue with their repression. By staying away, you help some way to bring down that regime.
Tourists intending to come to Singapore should ask the same question. Are they contributing to Lee Kuan Yew's dictatorship by coming to Singapore? Discerning people around the world should already be aware of the repression that people suffer under the Lee Kuan Yew regime. Singaporeans are denied their basic human rights. Denied their right to peaceful protest. The right to peaceful assembly. A country which jails bloggers and peaceful protesters who have no other way to voice their dissent.
Singapore is a one party state which controls the entire media, where there no free press, where the execution rate of prisoners is highest in the world per capita, where prisoners are tortured by beatings, where contrary opinion is not tolerated, a country where the people live entirely at the mercy of the dictator Lee Kuan Yew and his minions who carry out his orders.
A country which represses it's people by punishing them with unjust laws, where judges such as Judge Belinda Ang Saw Ean of the High Court bankrupt opposition politicians by abusing the law, where the average man has no say at all in the running of his country, where Lee Kuan Yew and his minions pay themselves untold millions, while the average man teeters on the brink of poverty.
All that I say is clearly documented in internationally respected organs around the world, such as Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Freedom House, Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders and a multitude of other internationally respected bodies. I ask the reader to check out what I say. The Lee Kuan Yew dictatorship of Singapore has until recently cleverly managed to hide this shameful fact, but now, through the laudable efforts of human rights organizations around the world, Singapore's true character has been amply revealed. Despite the tall buildings that skirt the waterfront, underneath it is nothing more than a Leninist one party state which punishes and banishes or imprisons persons who do not agree with them.
Anyone who has ever dared to challenge Lee Kuan Yew is promptly punished. In May last year, while in Singapore, I had written a blog post criticizing the disgraceful conduct of a High Court Judge there, Judge Belinda Ang Saw Ean, during the case of Lee Kuan Yew against Dr. Chee Soon Juan when Lee Kuan Yew was engaged in his favorite pastime of eliminating the opposition through his corrupt judges. I had written that this judge had prostituted her position as a judge by being thoroughly, shamelessly and openly biased against Lee's political opponent. When I had written about this in my blog on May 29, 2008, Lee Kuan Yew deployed his policeman, Assistant Superintendent of Police Abdul Razak Jakaria to have me taken into custody, kept in solitary confinement for 6 days while I was repeatedly interrogated for long hours both night and day, to break my will. All this is well documented on the Internet.
After this torture of 6 days in police custody, I was deliberately kept in Singapore for 5 months by their confiscating my passport, deliberately to cause untold financial hardship to me, having to remain in Singapore away from my home in the US. A small minded vindictive regime is what it is.
After my forcible confinement in Singapore for 5 months, in September 2008, my case is assigned to Judge Kan Teng Chiu, who shamelessly finds me guilty of insulting this Lee Kuan Yew's stooge Judge Belinda Ang Saw Ean and he sends me to jail for 3 months. I have since returned to the US and my work is now to expose this ruthless dictatorship who hold the entire Singapore population in fear of imprisonment and torture.
All good people around the world can help bring down this regime. Tourists should avoid Singapore if they can. This will stop your tourist dollars from coming to Singapore which will pressure this dictatorship to come to their senses.
Businessmen, if it possible should avoid doing business in Singapore. If possible, take your investments to countries that treat their people with dignity. Foreign students should avoid coming to Singapore for an education because simply put, you cannot get any education to speak of in circumstances where you have to worry about what you even say. Foreign universities should think twice about having any dealings with Singapore educational institutions and they should stop setting up campuses in Singapore. By doing so, you give legitimacy to this repressive regime, something that Lee Kuan Yew desperately wants.
In my case, not being satisfied with abusing the law to imprison me and to hold me back against my will in that country for 6 months, they have also banned me from ever entering Singapore without express permission from Lee Kuan Yew's minions. In reality what this means of course is that I am effectively banned from ever entering my country of birth, Singapore.
Tourism has already declined in Singapore lately. The shops are going bankrupt without shoppers. You can do your part by staying away, in ever way possible. Remember, every dealing you have with this repressive regime is enabling it to survive one extra day.
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