Protesters rally in Singapore against new online rules

Around 1,500 Singaporeans led by local bloggers attended a rally Saturday to protest new government licensing rules for news websites that they say curtail freedom of expression.

The peaceful rally, held at a free-speech park called Speakers’ Corner, was organised by a coalition of bloggers called “Free My Internet” to protest the regulations which came into force this month.

“The message today is that the government must trust us, and stop treating us like babies…

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