Update [as of 1 July 2021]: The pitch window for this pilot is now CLOSED. Thank you to all who submitted. At New Naratif, we believe that imagining a better world is the first step to creating one. We invite you to start dreaming today! Thanks to a collaboration with the New Museum, we have […]
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Liyana Dhamirah, head of Red Dot United’s (RDU) Youth Wing, and Elijah Tay, the party’s youngest member at just 19 years old, talk to PJ and Sean about why they decided to join politics, building RDU, and housing, inequality, and education policy in Singapore.
PJ Thum discusses the ongoing campaign of harassment and intimidation by the Singapore government against New Naratif, and talks about his experience being interrogated by the Singapore police.
New Naratif condemns the continued harassment of Dr. Thum Ping Tjin and urges the Singapore Prime Minister’s Office to stop its politically motivated attack on freedom of expression.
Ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation on the 6th of February, Sya Taha and Saza Faradilla join PJ Thum and Sean Francis Han (Wake Up Singapore) to discuss the issue of Female Genital Cutting in Singapore, the harm it causes, and the barriers to eliminating it.
PJ Thum and Sean Francis Han (Wake Up Singapore) speak to Reetaza “Reetz” Chatterjee, the founder of “Your Head Lah!” about her own experiences with mental illness, her journey in figuring out her role in activism, and about the mental health landscape in Singapore.
Fidellithy Tan, writer and host of the “History of Colonisation” podcast, discusses with PJ Thum and Sean Francis Han (Wake Up Singapore) about her podcast, her goals, and her thoughts on history, colonialism, and education in Singapore.
Charles Yeo skyrocketed to fame in Singapore’s recent elections and subsequently was elected chairman of the Reform Party. He talks to PJ Thum and Sean Francis Han (Wake Up, Singapore) about his life and political beliefs, immigration policy and the future of the Reform Party.
Singapore’s next review of its human rights record by the UN is due in mid-2021. Jolene Tan and Emmy Charissa, who contributed to Singapore’s civil society reports for previous and upcoming iterations of the review, sit down with PJ Thum to explain the Universal Periodic Review, why it matters and the latest civil society report.