Singapore Debate Open took place in the small capitalist police state from December 14th to 16th. The tournament was well organised and attracted a high class adjudication core. Let’s better not talk about the rest though. The author decided to show pictures instead.
THW cane children in schools
THW compel religiously affiliated organisations to provide birth control coverage under the new US health care laws
THW protect undiscovered tribes from the outside world
TH regrets Palestine’s full membership in the UNESCO
THW completely privatise public transport in developing countries
THBT states should provide military assistance to environmental activists*
¼ THW actively discredit orientalism, specifically the Western conception of an Asian identity
½ TH should only appoint female generals
Final: THW entitle citizens to sue their governments for compensation after natural disasters
General Data: Dec 14-17, Singapore; BPS, 6 Rounds, Quaters, Finals (7 min speeches); CAs: Lucinda David, Sadhana Rai, Irzal Kamal; Winner: NUS 1 (Imran & Robin)
*If you ask yourself: What the hell? Shall we invade Canada for pulling out of Kyoto? Seriously, all these motions were real and no gov won this one.