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Singapore passes terror attack blackout law

Mar 21, 2018 - 5:37 PM

The law allows police to stop anyone within the vicinity of what they deem to be a 'serious incident,' including a terror attack, from taking photos and video or communicating about police operations through text and audio messages

SINGAPORE PARLIAMENT. The parliament building in Singapore. Image from Shutterstock

Turkey imposes media blackout over graft claims against ministers

Nov 27, 2014 - 12:01 AM

The ban was necessary because some media reports violated the confidentiality of the investigation and the principle of presumption of innocence the Supreme Board of Radio and Television says in a statement on its website