Tag Archive: authoritarian

Malaysia Sparks Anger After Banning Book Published In Singapore About Moderate Islam

Activists and authors in Muslim-majority Malaysia reacted with outrage Tuesday (Aug 2) after authorities banned a book aimed at promoting moderate Islam, as concerns mount about growing conservatism. The book, Breaking The Silence: Voices Of Moderation — Islam In A…
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Financial Times Claims Singapore Better Than Malaysia Despite Authoritarian Government

A hard-hitting opinion piece by international business daily Financial Times (FT) has compared Singapore’s achievements with Malaysia’s, saying that despite the city-state’s tightly controlled society, its ruling party is largely appreciated by Singaporeans due to the success of its socio-economic…
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Is The PAP Government Being Selectively Pro-Family?

Kirsten Han is a Singaporean blogger, journalist and filmmaker. She is also involved in the We Believe in Second Chances campaign for the abolishment of the death penalty. A social media junkie, she tweets at @kixes. The views expressed are her…
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