Of dictators and hands that shake the jar

EXACTLY 35 years ago today, my colleagues and I were celebrating, not so much with joy but more with huge relief.

It was the day when, after almost 150 days of suspension, The Star staff were back at work. On March 26, the newspaper hit the streets again, with a headline that screamed “WE’RE BACK”.

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