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PETALING JAYA, 27 May 2011 — Following the sentencing of Alan Shadrake to a 6-week jail term for criticising the way the death penalty is administered in Singapore through his book Once a Jolly Hangman: Singapore Justice in the Dock (SIRD, 2010), the Strategic Information and Research Development Centre (SIRD) condemns the decision of the Singapore court, stating it as a blatant disregard of the concept of freedom of expression.

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