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

Eleven prominent international rights groups on Wednesday said Singapore’s “already limited civic space” could be further narrowed as a result of the country’s contentious new anti-foreign interference law, and urged authorities to withdraw it altogether.In a joint statement, the groups – comprising organisations such as Access Now, Human Rights Watch, Article 19 and the International Commission of Jurists – reiterated concerns earlier flagged by local activists about the law’s broad provisions…


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