S'pore's teen ISA case a wake-up call on 'rabbit hole' of far-right ideology, say observers

Tactical vest and a Carousell listing of machete intended for use by the youth to carry out his attacks. PHOTOS: ISD
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SINGAPORE - It starts as innocuously as following a faith-based fitness influencer, whose well-meaning health tips and pointers online come mixed with anti-vaccine suspicions, political views and conspiracy theories. You take it in wholesale, and the next thing you know, you are angry at best - and radicalised at worst.

"It's shockingly easy to go down the rabbit hole," said former Nominated MP Kuik Shiao-Yin, who painted this scenario of how a Singaporean Christian might fall prey to far-right extremism.

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