Dr Chee Soon Juan, 47 (Sec-Gen) 1992 - Misappropriated funds as NUS staff, drank glucose while on hunger strike 1993 - Overthrew Chiam See Tong as Sec-Gen, Chiam sued the SDP, SDP lost and paid Chiam damages 2001 - Shouted at Goh Chok Tong with accusations that have no truths, lost defamation suit 2002 - Fined $3000 for speaking on racial issues (tudung) 2002 - Charged for trespassing Istana, rally without permit 2006 - SDP Chairman Ling How Doong said CEC planning to remove Chee GE2006 - Worst performer at polls, not even 25% of votes garnered 2006 - Declared bankrupt, jailed for contempt of court 2006 - All members of SDP apologised for slanderous remarks on NKF except Chee and sister 2006 - Failure to pay $5000 fine, jailed for 5 weeks 2007 - Attempt to leave country without permit 2008 - Arrested for Tak Boleh Tahan protests Currently sells books to earn a living, asks members to sell his books to derive income. Autocratic leadership within party Systematically removed opposition within party - Chiam See Tong, Ling How Doong, Mr Wong Hong Toy and Kwan Yue Keng.
John Tan Liang Joo, 47 (Vice Chairman) Lives at 183 Bedok North Road
Wore Kangaroo shirt to shame the judiciary
Jailed 15 days. Suspended from James Cook University
SDP members linked to ISIS: "Muhammad Shamin Mohamed Sidek 29, and Muhammad Harith Jailani, 18, were detained in August this year. Investigations showed that they had harboured the intention to make their way to Syria to join the terrorist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and engage in violence there, MHA said".
Activists that are ashamed to be called SDP members:
Ng E Jay Pleaded guilty to TBT trial immediately after trial starts
Yap Keng Ho Raised nonsensical questions in TBT trial such that Chia Ti Lik asked him to shut up
Girlfriend: Rachel Zeng (S8304924C), Secretary, SFD Guitarist belong to the band Ila Mitra, yet to get artist-in-residency gig. Ila Mitra was a Communist Revolutionary leader. Hunger-strike for the release of HINDRAF leaders in Malaysia Defended Burmese workers [despite SDP's anti-foreigner stance] Questioned Need for defence spending in times of economic crisis
Gandhi Karuppiah Ambalan, 65 (former Chairman) Management Consultant 1980s - Chief Editor (News), and later Executive Producer (Current Affairs) of Singapore Braodcasting Corporation (SBC) 1983 - Senior Journalist working under Mah Bow Tan 1994 - Quits WP to Join SDP 2006 - Jailed for speaking without a permit Condemns local media, but worked there for decades.
Priveen Suraj (President, YD) Graduated from Millenia Institute Joined SDP due to Mother Narayanasamy Gogelavany aka Monica Kumar, who contested in GE2006. During nomination day, she amended her name on the form but did not seek the Elections Official to countersign, which nearly resulted in SDP's disqualification to contest Sembawang GRC (Source).
TOC deemed us as pro-Govt or pro-PAP. Sorry we are pro-Singapore. We have replied to you to state that we are not affiliated to any political parties & we are disappointed that you failed to include in your article. And we are sorry that you choose to be a stooge of SDP. Enjoy producing thrash when the world wants to recycle them!
Shame to Gandhi
By George Nonis in "From Kuan Yew to Chok Tong and beyond"