DEFAULT
Singapore government bans internment film
13 Jul 2010
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

A film by director Martyn See featuring a speech by former political detainee Lim Hock Siew, has been banned by Singapore’s Information, Arts and Culture Ministry.  The films shows Siew discussing the details of his internment, prompting the government to deem it “contrary to public interest” and demand its removal from YouTube. See has published details of the incident, including scans of the government’s letter to him, on his blog.

Comments are closed.