More about the ongoing censorship in Singapore.

  • From Channel NewsAsia:  "Three judges of this year’s Singapore Literature Prize have resigned in protest over the National Library Board’s move to withdraw several books in its children’s collection for having homosexual themes."
  • From The Independent: ""We regret that Archie The Married Life is deemed to breach the Content Guidelines for Imported Publications, and removed from sale by notice of MDA. We are not able to sell this title,” said a spokesperson from Kinokuniya Singapore."" The MDA = The Media Development Authority, which has a rather dystopian ring to it, doesn't it?
  • From AsiaOne: Some good quotes from a rally held in response to the books' removal. Like: "I want my daughter to know that every family is valid." and "If you don't want your kids to read them, you should do the censorship yourself. These issues do exist, and the diversity is there. How much more do you want to pretend that it isn't there?"

Previously: Two challenge updates.