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 Post subject: UK author jailed for criticising death penalty
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 6:46 am 
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An author whose book was critical of the death penalty in Singapore has been jailed:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11763031

This is why I am deeply suspicious of all these places that look super glamorous and 'western' (another example is Dubai) but scratch the surface and they are hugely repressive.

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 Post subject: Re: UK author jailed for criticising death penalty
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 8:59 am 
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And now because of the sentence thousands of people will learn about the impartiality of the death penalty in Singapore. Don't these people ever learn?


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 Post subject: Re: UK author jailed for criticising death penalty
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My brother lives in Singapore and I think it's like legoland, so manicured and controlled, it's creepy.


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