A satirical graphic novel by a local illustrator has sparked the latest debate over censorship in Singapore, a city-state torn between aspirations for artistic-hub status and unyielding political and moral censorship laws.
Singapore's National Arts Council in May. Details from the comic "Sinkapor Inks" parodying Singapore's controversial 1987 campaign,
Operation Spectrum, where social activists were accused of having Marxist ties. Photo by Billy Kung for ArtAsiaPacific.