List of Singaporean dissidents
This is a list of Singapore
Singapore , officially the Republic of Singapore, is a Southeast Asian city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, north of the equator. An island country made up of 63 islands, it is separated from Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to its north and from Indonesia's Riau Islands by the...

an political dissident
A dissident, broadly defined, is a person who actively challenges an established doctrine, policy, or institution. When dissidents unite for a common cause they often effect a dissident movement....


  • Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam
    Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam
    Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam was a politician and lawyer from Singapore. He was the leader of the Workers' Party from 1971 to 2001...

  • Chee Soon Juan
    Chee Soon Juan
    Chee Soon Juan, PhD is a politician and political activist from Singapore. He is currently the leader of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party ....

  • Vincent Cheng
  • Chia Thye Poh
    Chia Thye Poh
    Chia Thye Poh was the longest-serving political prisoner in the history of Singapore and perhaps the longest-serving prisoner of conscience of the 20th century, if not one of its longest-serving political prisoners....

  • Francis Seow
    Francis Seow
    Francis Seow is a Singapore-born political dissident who is in exile from Singapore after lawsuits by the former Prime Minister Lee Kwan Yew. He was educated at Saint Joseph's Institution in Singapore and at the Middle Temple in London...

  • Tan Wah Piow
    Tan Wah Piow
    Tan Wah Piow, a Singapore student dissident and lawyer who fled to the UK in 1976 to evade National Service, was charged by the Singapore government as the alleged mastermind behind the Marxist Conspiracy...

  • Tang Liang Hong
    Tang Liang Hong
    Tang Liang Hong is a politician and lawyer from Singapore.Tang stood as a candidate for the opposition Workers' Party in the Cheng San Group Representation Constituency at the 1997 general election...

  • Teo Soh Lung
  • Wong Hong Toy
  • Juliet Chin
  • Ho Wai Ping

See also

  • Internal Security Act
    Internal Security Act (Singapore)
    The Internal Security Act of Singapore is a law that allows the Singapore government to investigate security threats like international terrorism, foreign subversion, espionage and acts of violence or hatred using race or religion...

  • List of Singaporeans
  • Human rights in Singapore
    Human rights in Singapore
    According to U.S. Department of State Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, there have been no reports of human rights abuses by security forces in Singapore. The Singapore government maintains effective control over all security activities, and generally respects the human rights of its...

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