PRESS RELEASE: Briefing now available on-line: Singapore, ethnic chauvinism and the Malay-Muslim population

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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Briefing now available on-line: Singapore, ethnic chauvinism and the Malay-Muslim population

26th September 2003

IHRC explains how the People’s Action Party-state has historically been suspicious of Singapore’s Muslims, with its race policies promoting effective non-integration within Singaporean society.

To read the whole briefing please visit:

https://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=776

Its latest briefing looks at:

• Background to People’s Action Party Singapore
• Singapore’s tentative freedom
• Ethnicity and Religion in Singapore
• Status of Singapore’s Malay-Muslims
• PAP prohibition on ethnic and religious discussion
• Prime Minister Tong and “elder statesman” Yew reveal Islamophobia
• Education: Flashpoint between Malay-Muslims and PAP
• Other incidences of Islamophobia
• Singapore: Case study in ethnic chauvinism

For more information please contact:

Islamic Human Rights Commission
PO Box 598
Wembley
HA9 7XH
United Kingdom

Telephone (+44) 20 8904 4222
Fax (+44) 20 8904 5183
Email: info@ihrc.org
Web: www.ihrc.org