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林俊辉事件已经闹得沸沸扬扬,三木根部长仍然保持沉默!

在2015年10月,当一名4岁的孩子从家里没有安装护栏的窗口跌下楼导致死亡事件时,当时,三木根先生在他的脸书(facebook)个人网页上第一时间对这起事件做出的反应!

“这起事件是每一个家长感到愤概和痛心的事。这起事件导致孩子从自家里的窗口跌下去,那是由于有人没有去做自己应该要做到事。在这起悲剧发生后采取了一系列针对措施是令人感到惊讶的。他们一定会采取行动对付那些涉及导致这起事件发生的承包商——假设死亡的孩子的父亲说的一切是真实的。我们必须协助寻找律师。这将不可能让孩子回生,但是,必须要有一些正义行动。我已经告诉孩子的家属,我们将会帮忙寻找一名律师协助他们。”

这是三木根在2015年10月发生的一起孩子意外从自家没有安装窗口护栏跌下后的第一时间反应。

三木根对这起孩子意外跌下楼导致孩子死亡事件所做出的愤概是无可非议的。与此同时,他还发出具有挑战性的声音是令人感到吃惊的。毕竟他尽管没有继续这么,但是,至少他是在自己的脸书上写了自己对有关事件经过的看法。

为什么在林俊辉青少年跳楼自杀死亡事件上,特别是直接涉及到警方,身为内政部长兼律政部长的三木根是仍然保持沉默。警方并没有太多就事件本身做出反应,是在受害者提出了有关事件的质疑情况下,他们承认警方将检讨有关对青少年进行审讯的程序。

但是,三木根部长对林俊辉青少年跳楼自杀事件没有发出任何只言片语或者对其家属表达沉痛哀悼的慰问。三木根部长的沉默至少说明了这是令人尴尬的。

 

Minister Shanmugam’s silence in Benjamin Lim’s case is disturbing

index   Secretary General, Singapore Democratic Party    徐顺全

In Oct last year, a 4-year-old boy fell to his death from an open window that had no grilles. Back then, Mr K Shanmugam spoke up very promptly, writing on his Facebook:

“One can understand the parents’ anger, anguish. To lose a child like this because someone has not done what he is supposed to have done. And the conduct after the tragedy is shocking. There must be steps taken against such contractors – if what the father says is correct. We must help the family to get legal recourse. It won’t bring back the child, but there has to be some justice done. I have told them we will help find a lawyer for the family.”

Mr Shanmugam was angry – and justifiably so. Still, his aggressive tone was surprising. After all, he didn’t possess, at least at the time he wrote his post, all the facts pertaining to the episode.

This is why his silence on the Benjamin Lim’s matter is especially disturbing (Mr Shanmugam is the Minister for Home Affairs as well as the Minister for Law). In Benjamin’s case, the police have even, in not so many words, admitted culpability when they said they would review the procedure when it came to questioning minors.

Yet, the Minister has not uttered a word or even commiserated with the Lim family. The silence is awkward, to say the least.

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