Singapore

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The authorities continued to harass and prosecute bloggers and dissidents. Media remained heavily regulated through the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act. Judicial caning and the death penalty continued to be applied.

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Death penalty status

Retentionist

Retains the death penalty in law

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