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Ravi – A short documentary

Documentary filmmaker Jon Keng followed human rights lawyer M Ravi to Malaysia, where he was visiting Mr Cheong Kah Pin, father of Cheong Chun Yin. We see Mr Cheong at home, still living alongside all Chun Yin’s belongings, constantly reminded of his son’s situation. Through this film, Ravi reminds us that beyond all debates and … Continue reading

A re-trial for Cheong Chun Yin.

The above video was shot at the press conference called by the Save Vui Kong Campaign last weekend in Kuala Lumpur to highlight the case of Cheong Chun Yin, a Malaysian from Johor Bahru on death row in Singapore. In June 2008, Chun Yin arrived in Singapore’s Changi Airport. He had just come from Myanmar. … Continue reading

Yong’s Story

Yong’s Story aired on Al-Jazeera English’s Witness strand today. It shows us the desperate efforts of his family and lawyer to save his life. In the course of the fight for his life, important legal questions have been raised; questions that will have an impact beyond just his case. His story has also triggered large … Continue reading

Frankie – Hardened criminal to successful artist

We have a new story to share with all of you, courtesy of Lianain Films: Listening to his story, it seems like there is nothing Frankie hasn’t tried before in his life. Armed robbery, drug peddling, gang fights (with serious injuries and even death), escape from jail… he really did do it all. He spent … Continue reading

From gang fights to mentor

David is a student of the Singapore Management University (SMU), with a double major in Psychology and Human Resources. He was the recipient of the Youth Shine Award 2010, which celebrates youth achievement. He has appeared in newspapers, his success story held up as an example for all to see. But David was not always … Continue reading

Youth For Second Chances

Our video is finally here! Youth For Second Chances was shot on one (very hot) September day in a variety of locations around Singapore. We met up with young dancers, freerunners and musicians, all of whom had agreed to appear in our video in the hopes that it would contribute to the campaign to save … Continue reading