24. Active citizens


This essay began life as a post on my Aircondtioned Nation blog.

The chapter refers to several groups and individuals, including human rights NGO Maruah, activist Martyn See.

Tan Ern Ser’s research on Singaporeans’ attitudes to the death penalty is found here.


Going deeper

  • Singapore Chronicles: Civil Society by Gillian Koh and Debbie Soon (Select Books, 2016).
  • A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore: 1965-2015, edited by Jiyoung Song (Routledge, 2016).


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