Sane appeals for calm after Little India riot brings out the worst in S’poreans

But not all Singaporeans prove that they can be better than that on social media.

By Mothership | December 8, 2013

But not all Singaporeans prove that they can be better than that on social media.

After news broke that a riot had broken out at Little India on Sunday night, a wave of anti-foreigner vitriol swept through the social media scene, particularly on Facebook and Twitter.

Riding on the trending hashtag #LittleIndiaRiot, the tweets and Facebook posts descended into racism quickly.

However, what was heartening was the sane appeals for calm from another quarter pushing back against the hate.

Here are their responses:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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