Shophouses and skyscrapers in the central business district of Singapore. The country’s new law against foreign interference has caused concern among local rights groups and activists. Photo: Bloomberg Shophouses and skyscrapers in the central business district of Singapore. The country’s new law against foreign interference has caused concern among local rights groups and activists. Photo: Bloomberg
Shophouses and skyscrapers in the central business district of Singapore. The country’s new law against foreign interference has caused concern among local rights groups and activists. Photo: Bloomberg
Singapore

Singapore’s anti-foreign interference law will ‘substantially narrow’ civic space, rights groups say

  • Fica will allow Singapore to ‘expand curtailment of civil freedoms to the detriment of its people’, said 11 groups including Access Now, Human Rights Watch and Article 19
  • The government said the law was an urgent necessity given increasing cases of foreign meddling in countries’ local affairs, especially via the internet

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Shophouses and skyscrapers in the central business district of Singapore. The country’s new law against foreign interference has caused concern among local rights groups and activists. Photo: Bloomberg Shophouses and skyscrapers in the central business district of Singapore. The country’s new law against foreign interference has caused concern among local rights groups and activists. Photo: Bloomberg
Shophouses and skyscrapers in the central business district of Singapore. The country’s new law against foreign interference has caused concern among local rights groups and activists. Photo: Bloomberg
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