Kirsten Han is a Singaporean freelance journalist who runs the newsletter, We, The Citizens. She has been an anti-death penalty activist for over a decade and is a member of the Transformative Justice Collective.
Death penalty: Singapore’s growing abolition movement
Public support for capital punishment isn’t as overwhelming and unshakeable as the government often portrays it to be.
In Singapore, Covid vs privacy is no contest
The pandemic has shown how easily most people accept surveillance, and the government’s enthusiasm for new forms of it.
Singaporeans’ tricky exercise in tactical voting
The ruling PAP wants a “strong mandate”, while the opposition relies on electoral quirks and the guesswork of voters.
Covid forces Singapore to confront conditions for its migrant workers
Infections have seen several crowded dormitories locked down and put a spotlight on the treatment of city’s builders.
Is Singapore feeling safe enough to go to the polls?
All signs point to a looming election, but nothing is official so far – and a ballot in a pandemic is a big risk.
As Facebook caves to Singapore censorship, the writing is on the wall
The tech giant’s capitulation, while unsurprising, sets an ominous precedent that others would be happy to follow.
The guessing game for Singapore’s elections
The scramble for the ballot box where the boundaries are redrawn at every election and the PM controls the timing.
Singapore: a fake news law which is actually very bad news
Human rights groups and big businesses alike fear a new law could have major repercussions, including overseas.