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· June, 2015

Stories about Singapore from June, 2015

30 June 2015

Jailed in Singapore for Criticizing a Former Prime Minister, But Still Blogging

Advox

"Everyday my cellmates would eagerly wait for that light to dissipate, knowing that another day has passed, and they’re one day closer to attaining their freedom."

24 June 2015

Arrested for Criticizing a Former Prime Minister, Singaporean Teen Blogger Amos Yee is Now Being Evaluated for Autism

Advox

The 16-y/o blogger who criticized Lee Kuan Yew was suggested to be suffering from autism spectrum disorder, and the judge ruled him to be remanded for another two weeks to...

19 June 2015

Singaporean Teenage Video Blogger Sent to ‘Rehabilitation’ For Offensive YouTube Video

Advox

According to Amnesty International, the 16-year old Amos Yee is the youngest prisoner of conscience in the world today.

16 June 2015

Pink Dot Rally for LGBT Rights Gathers 28,000 People in Singapore

"We believe everyone deserves the freedom to love, and the freedom to be themselves."

4 June 2015

The Singapore Government Pulled the Funding for This Comic Book, and Now Readers Only Want It More

"What is the criteria for deciding if a work crosses unacceptable boundaries? Why shouldn't good art be commercially self-sustainable anyway?"

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