Human Rights Watch, 21 Jan 2014
Singapore’s increased restrictions on news websites and other critical speech underscored the downward trend in free expression rights in the city-state, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2014.
“The Singaporean government’s disdain for free expression is readily apparent from the punitive new media controls on increasingly popular online news websites,” said Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “Over the past year, bloggers, cartoonists, and web editors have felt the brunt of the authorities’ efforts to maintain control over information.” Full story
Human Rights Watch World Report 2014