Concerned academics have written to the Singapore government. Photo: SCMP Concerned academics have written to the Singapore government. Photo: SCMP
Concerned academics have written to the Singapore government. Photo: SCMP

Dozens of university dons concerned Singapore’s anti-fake news laws will stifle academic freedom

  • Writers of letter to government took issue with penalties proposed in new bill, noting they would affect students in ‘an indeterminately wide range of subjects’
  • Tabled in parliament on April 1, the bill has raised eyebrows for the sweeping powers it would hand the government.

Topic |   Singapore
Concerned academics have written to the Singapore government. Photo: SCMP Concerned academics have written to the Singapore government. Photo: SCMP
Concerned academics have written to the Singapore government. Photo: SCMP
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