Take those who disrespect Lee Kuan Yew to task

Posted on 27 March 2015

There is a limit to what you can say, says The Straits Times letter writer.

Singaporean Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew

I HAVE heard many disrespectful jokes and opinions regarding Mr Lee Kuan Yew over the past few weeks.

With his death, let all Singaporeans stop tolerating such disrespectful comments made against Mr Lee and take the individuals who make them to task, by raising the issue with the relevant authorities or the individuals’ respective professional or governing bodies.

There is a limit to freedom of expression.

Chia Boon Teck

This is a real letter published in The Straits Times Forum on March 27, 2015.

This post was written by:

- who has written 2582 posts on New Nation.

Wang Pei can be considered a new citizen of Singapore. She has been here all her life, just that her environment's changed beyond recognition.

Contact the author

Trending Travel Videos