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[Singapore] Does freedom of expression matter?

In his National Day Rally speech on August 18 this year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spelt out major plans… Read More

[Singapore] Constricting the space for online expression of opinion

“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter”… Read More

[Singapore] Withdraw Repressive Licensing Regime of Online News Sites

Bangkok/Kuala Lumpur/Singapore – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA), Southeast Asian Centre… Read More

[Singapore] Government extends press controls online

A recently announced licensing scheme for online news in Singapore is effectively extending the country’s strict regulation of news and… Read More

[Philippines] Failed expectations, restrictive laws

 [Philippines country report for Working within bounds: Southeast Asia’s Press Freedom Challenges for 2013. Original/print title: Failed expectations, restrictive laws in… Read More

[Vietnam] Taming the online spaces

[Vietnam country report for Working Within Bounds: Southeast Asia Press Freedom Challenges for 2013. Original/print title: Taming the online spaces in… Read More

[Vietnam] Appeal to release 13 jailed activists and bloggers

SEAPA has signed on to this appeal from 28 groups within the IFEX network to the Vietnamese authorities to free… Read More

[Philippines] Supreme Court suspends implementation of cybercrime law

CMFR/Philippines – The Supreme Court of the Philippines restrained government agencies and officials from implementing Republic Act no. 10175 or… Read More