POLICE on Monday arrested two Singaporean activists for staging a protest in support of Myanmar nationals allegedly being forced to leave the city-state for involvement in political activities.

ln-sg-2Seelan Palay and Chong Kai Xiong stood outside the Ministry of Manpower’s building in the city’s business district for about an hour before they were handcuffed by police without showing any resistance.

They wore red T-shirts and held a banner that read ‘Stop ill-treatment of Burmese activists’.

The protest was in support of two Myanmar nationals, Moe Kyaw Thu and Win Kyaw, whose work permits have not been renewed by Singapore, effectively forcing them to leave, Palay said. continue http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking%2BNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_325174.html

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