28 Feb '18, 3pm

#Singapore draft law aims to censor reporting on terror attacks

Bangkok, February 28, 2018--Draft anti-terrorism legislation under consideration in Singapore would imperil press freedom by banning journalists from covering terror attacks, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The Public Order and Safety Bill, also referred to as the Special Powers Bill, was introduced in Singapore's parliament on Tuesday, and would empower police to issue a "communications stop order" for all information pertaining to a terrorist attack pending approval from the home affairs minister, according to news reports . The order would prevent journalists and others from taking photographs or videos at terror attack sites, and ban any communication about police operations underway at those sites, Reuters reported . Penalties for violating the law would include a maximum two-year prison sentence, and fines of up to 20,000 Singapore dollars (US$15,200...

Full article: https://cpj.org/2018/02/singapore-draft-law-aims-to-censo...

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