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Singapore: Free Expression Targeted

Expand Jolovan Wham participates in a silent protest with eight other activists on an MRT train in Singapore, June 3, 2017. © 2017 Private (New York) – Singapore used broad laws in 2018 to intensify already severe restrictions on free speech and assembly, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2019. The government appears poised to introduce legislation on “deliberate online falsehoods” to further curtail political speech prior to possible elections in 2019. “The Singapore government persists in treating those who express critical views or reporting on them as criminals,” said Phil…

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