Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Char

Police announce that they are investigating a blogger, Char. He had been accused under the Sedition Act of posting cartoons that depict Jesus Christ offensively.

Char reported that police had contacted him in March, following complaints by a member of the public. He removed the complaints one week before the investigation was announced. He also reported his experience in the matter in an online mailing list for youths.

More information from The Straits Times. (by way of AsiaMedia)

Update: 21 July 2006

Char was let off with a "stern warning" by the police on 6 July 2006. More information from Today.

Contributed by Yuhui.

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