Political Detainees and Hunger Strikes

Operation Coldstore (started as a covert operation in 2 February 1963) led to the arrest of over 100 people (most prominently Barisan Sosialis leaders), who were detained without trial under the Preservation of Public Service Security Ordinance (PSSO). This operation however continued even after the 1965 independence of Singapore from the Malaysian Federations. This propaganda flyer…

Quarry Union Strike

This propaganda flyer was acquired primarily for the interesting caricature bearing Lee Kuan Yew, Tunku Abdul Rahman and the third person unclearly depicted as either S.Rajaratnam or Goh Keng Swee. The drawing depicted a quarry worker wearing a shirt bearing the words 石業工友 (Quarry Union) wielding a hammer striking at the three politicians scurrying away, with…