Report of the Singapore Riots Inquiry Commission 1951 [Part 2 of 2]

F.C. Gimson, Governor of Singapore, commissioned this 98-page report of July 13, 1951, "on the recent disorders in Singapore on 11th December [1950] and subsequent days, with special reference to the causes of those disorders, and the measures taken to protect life and property and to restore law and order" (p.97). The events to which it refers were the riots that took place in Singapore after the ruling of the case In re Maria Huberdina Hertogh. It contains 22 chapters that describe the "disorders" and the response of the colonial government and administration, as well as several accounts written by observers and participants.

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