Singapore cartoonist Leslie Chew apologises over satirical strip

Yahoo! 7, 6 Aug 2013
SINGAPORE (AFP) - A Singapore cartoonist facing jail time over satirical comic strips depicting the city-state's courts as biased had proceedings against him dropped on Tuesday after he made an official apology.
The Attorney-General's Chambers said it would no longer pursue contempt of court charges against Leslie Chew, 37, after he apologised and removed four offending cartoon strips from his "Demon-cratic Singapore" Facebook page.
"In light of that apology and undertaking, as well as the fact that the offending comic strips have been taken down, the Attorney-General's Chambers has determined that it is not necessary to continue the contempt proceedings," the AGC said in a statement. Full story

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