Singapore is a Asian country that primarily worships Buddhism and Islam. It is multicultural with four official languages, English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil.
It is a former British colony. It joined Malaysia in 1963 then gained independence from Malaysia in 1965.
Movies censorship[edit | edit source]
- The Wolf of Wall Street was censored to remove very strong sexual scenes and religiously profane language.
- The Neon Demon was censored to remove necrophilia and sexual assault, resulting in the film being rated M18 (instead of the more restrictive R21).
Books censorship[edit | edit source]
TV censorship[edit | edit source]
Video Games censorship[edit | edit source]
Prior to the introduction of a rating system for video games, Mass Effect was banned because of possible homosexuality.
General censorship[edit | edit source]
- Pornography "banned"
- Any promotion of homosexuality is prohibited (discriminates against LGBT people)
- Government can fire or censor anyone they want in the news media
- International publications such as The Economist are restricted
- Malaysian newspapers banned
- All television and radio stations are owned by the government
Internet Censorship[edit | edit source]
Others[edit | edit source]
- Various pornographic sites
- Playboy (lifestyle)
- Chick.com (religious, Protestant fundamentalist cartoonist Jack Chick's website)
- penthouse.com (lifestyle)
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