Like Zimbabwe, like Singapore

April 17, 2007
Singapore Democrats

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Dear SDP,

I would like to draw your attention to the following. Especially poignant are the following world leaders’ comments on the oppressive regime of President Mugabe.

http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Zimbabwean_opposition_leader_in_intensive_care_after_arrest

”People should be able to live under the rule of law and they should be able to express their political views without harassment or intimidation or violence.” – Prime Minister Tony Blair of Britain

”Such actions violate the basic democratic right of citizens to engage in peaceful assembly” – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

NICHOLAS LIM