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A bird's-eye view of ships along the coast in Singapore in July 2017. Singapore's parliament is considering draft legislation that would prevent journalists from reporting on what was happening terror attacks.(Reuters/Jorge Silva)

Singapore draft law aims to censor reporting on terror attacks

Bangkok, February 28, 2018–Draft anti-terrorism legislation under consideration in Singapore would imperil press freedom by banning journalists from covering terror attacks, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Government cracks down on coverage of rebel attacks

New York, July 13, 2007—Coverage critical of the government’s handling of deadly attacks by an armed group of nomadic Tuareg rebels in northern Niger has led authorities in the uranium-rich West African nation to close a private newspaper and warn others to censor their reporting, according to news reports and local journalists. The bimonthly Aïr…

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