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Is free speech an ‘empty promise’ in Singapore? Activists bristle after police detain performance artist

By Mong Palatino Artist and political activist Seelan Palay was arrested by the Singapore police on October 1, 2017 for conducting an “unlawful assembly” in front of the Parliament House. Seelan was standing alone before the Parliament House, holding a mirror as an act of performance art. He was led away by the police and detained until he posted bail […]