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Acts of Civil Society

by Brian Bergen-Aurand On the morning of 4 December 2014, a small group of concerned Singapore folks stood in protest of the EU Human Rights Seminar’s invited speaker, former Nominated Member of Parliament Dr. Thio Li-Ann, who was scheduled to address “International Human Rights Law and National Courts in Asia”. While four members of civil … Continue reading

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The Laramie Project in Singapore–Location, Location, Location

By Brian Bergen-Aurand Wayne “Matt” Shepard was born 1 December 1976 and died 12 October 1998. In 1998, Matthew Shepard–a white middle-class twenty-one year old university student–was robbed, beaten, and left tied to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming in the United States. His head and face injuries were so severe doctors reported they could not … Continue reading