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Singapore: Reject Sweeping Public Order Bill

Expand A general view of the Parliament House in Singapore June 2, 2016.  © 2016 Reuters (New York) – Singapore’s proposed public order law would further empower the government to repress freedom of assembly and speech, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should revise the Public Order and Safety (Special Powers) bill, introduced in Parliament on February 27, 2018, to ensure that protection of public safety does not violate fundamental rights. “The Singaporean government’s history of persecuting dissenting voices makes the proposed public order law particularly frightening,” said…

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