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Stopping militancy spread in ASEAN a priority for Singapore - minister

 Reuters International

This content was published on December 5, 2017

Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan speaks at the 15th ASEAN Lecture on “ASEAN: Next 50” at the ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore December 5, 2017. 360 more words


New Ray of Hope For Valley: Majid Khan

In 2017, Majid Khan, a local football star, ended up joining Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). For Khan, it was the encounter of his best friend, Yawar Nisar, who had joined LeT weeks ago, that was the breaking point. 117 more words


3 Singaporeans, including former NSF, arrested for militancy: MHA

(Source: www.todayonline.com)

SINGAPORE – Three radicalised Singaporeans have been arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA) for engaging in terrorism-related activities, including for the first time a soldier who was serving full-time national service.
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Current Affairs

Bangladeshi academic missing amid spike in disappearances


© AFP/File | Bangladeshi police say they are searching for missing academic Mubashar Hasan, who has not been seen since Tuesday, but activists fear the worst amid a spate of such disappearances in recent months… 376 more words

Is being militant a good thing? 

So further to my last post about labels (see here), what do you think about trying this label on for size?:


I only ask because this is a label that has recently been applied to me and I have some mixed feelings about this, to say the least. 629 more words


Lest we forget the women.

Suffrage Militancy. The Daily Graphic, 1907.[1]

In 2017, when militancy is looked upon with such contempt, it is fascinating to consider how the British nation remembers the Suffrage of the early 20th century. 893 more words


Joyful Militancy, by Nick Montgomery and carla bergman - a new book coming soon from the Institute for Anarchist Studies and AK Press!

Why do radical movements and spaces sometimes feel laden with fear, anxiety, suspicion, self-righteousness and competition? The authors call this phenomenon rigid radicalism: congealed and toxic ways of relating that have seeped into radical movements, posing as the ‘correct’ way of being radical. 1,696 more words