K Shanmugam: You are like a Holocaust denier

Angry that Oxford historian Dr Thum Ping Tjin disagreed with him, Law Minister K Shanmugam launched a personal attack accusing the historian of behaving like a Holocaust denier: "Now let's...

Select Committee: New censorship will be added

As a prelude to imposing stricter censorship laws, the PAP-controlled Select Committee concluded their fake public consultations yesterday (Mar 29) with PAP MP Charles Chong claiming the 8 sessions...

Historian Dr Thum Ping Tjin: There is only one fake news and that is...

Law Minister K Shanmugam was furious at historian Dr Thum Ping Tjin at the Select Committee interrogation yesterday (Mar 29), after the Oxford graduate historian succinctly pointed out that Singapore...

Singapore’s media laws are already third world, why make it worse?

S$50,000 bond for anyone who writes a blog on current affairs, Cooling Off day, communication stop order, 24-hour take-down notice. Singapore's existing media censorship is already considered third world...

States Times Review express wishes to attend Public Hearing

Dear Select Committee, It is with regret that our submission has been deemed unworthy of the fake public hearing you have conducted. States Times Review would hereby, for the second time,...

Select Committee: Everyone supports censorship except Facebook, Google and Twitter

In the two weeks-long hearing over the legislation of new censorship laws for "fake news", the Select Committee saw only opposition from three international media companies - Facebook, Google...

Human Rights Watch: Kill the chicken to scare the monkeys

Editor's note: Below is a reproduction of a report labelled as "fake news" by the Singapore government. You may read the original report on Human Rights Watch website here. Summary In...

Ban States Times Review? Let’s go VPN

States Times Review has dealt too much political damage to the ruling party, and it is time to close it down before the 2020 General Election. When Law Minister...

K Shanmugam to Facebook: I am the Legislation and Court Order

Angered by Facebook executive's opposition to new censorship laws, Law Minister K Shanmugam outright claimed that he is the legislation and court order "If falsehood is defined as illegal, then...

Facebook, Google and Twitter’s opposition to censorship angers K Shanmugam

All three online service corporations Facebook, Google and Twitter sent in their representatives to attend Singapore's public hearing on fake news expressing their opposition to Law Minister K Shanmugam's...

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Epilogue

The past week has been heartening to read that many Singaporeans have expressed disappointment in the shut down of States Times Review. I have been...

STR to shut down

The States Times Review website has been blocked under false charges of "fake news" and "criminal defamation" laid by the Singapore dictatorship.   As such, the...

Law Minister K Shanmugam threatens 2 years jail for “Criminal Defamation”

Singapore's Law Minister K Shanmugam has gone to the local state media threatening that the articles published by States Times Review is "criminal defamation"....