Pedestrians in Singapore’s central business district. Photo: Reuters
Pedestrians in Singapore’s central business district. Photo: Reuters
Singapore

‘The most powerful law’ in Singapore: Foreign Interference bill brings concerns for civil society

  • The Fica bill will allow authorities to demand user information from internet companies and target people deemed to be collaborating with foreign actors
  • Critics fear its broad language could be used to silence dissent but the government says it is not aimed at ‘criticisms’ but at ‘covert and clandestine activities’

Pedestrians in Singapore’s central business district. Photo: Reuters
Pedestrians in Singapore’s central business district. Photo: Reuters
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