Last weekend Singapore’s police arrested Leslie Chew, the cartoonist behind the comic series Demon-cratic Singapore. Held for alleged sedition, he spent nights in lock-up and was questioned over two days before being released on Sunday morning after posting bail of S$10,000. His mobile phone, computer and hard drive have been confiscated, and [...]
On 24 August I participated in Online|Offline’s forum on press freedom in Singapore. Here’s part 1 of the video (the actual forum was about two hours long):
It was a pretty fun experience, although I was starving at the time (having not had time to grab dinner). Also, [...]
“In Singapore, you can get yourself heard.“
So said our Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong when he appeared on Channel NewsAsia’s Question Time last night.
As someone who has been involved in social activist-y type things, and who is currently part of the anti-death penalty campaign, that really surprised me. After all, [...]