In 2019, “The Online Citizen” published allegations made by the siblings of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. In response, the prime minister sued the independent news website for defamation and not his siblings.
Mandatory order to install surveillance software infringes on child privacy and expression, according to Human Rights Watch.
“New Naratif” website faces police probe in Singapore for alleged “illegal election activity” after boosting five Facebook posts in the run-up to last July’s election.
PEN International expressed concern over reports that the Singapore government has been using the law aimed at combatting disinformation to remove critical views about the country’s COVID-19 response.
The prime minister is suing “The Online Citizen” over an article that tackled the leader’s public feud with his siblings.
Singapore’s new law grants government ministers the power to decide what is true or false – and to remove content accordingly.
Jolovan Wham was sentenced to 16 days in prison for organizing a Skype talk with a Hong Kong youth activist.
The heavy-handed investigation by the Singapore police has set the alarm bells ringing again in a country that is known for stifling independent voices.
The bill also aims to censor reporting on terror attacks.
Singaporean activist Jolovan Wham is charged with committing seven offences for allegedly organizing illegal assemblies. The police accused him of being a ‘recalcitrant’ who has “repeatedly shown blatant disregard for the law.” In an email interview with the author, Wham explains how Singapore’s highly restrictive laws curb free speech.
An in-depth analysis of the laws and regulations used by the Singapore government to suppress speech and peaceful assembly.
Participants of a candlelight vigil were summoned by Singapore police for violating the law on public assembly.
The Commute Sketchers Facebook group was established more than a year ago to showcase the work of artists who make productive use of their time by drawing what they see inside public transport.
In four recent cases Singaporeans have tested the limits of freedoms they can take for granted. A video, a film, a blog and a graphic novel have pushed at the boundaries of what can be said, and the government realises that it cannot simply ban these anymore.