Thursday, July 06, 2006

The Face of Government Repression

For those readers who are not familiar with what's happening, do first read my July 3 post A brainwashed civil servant .

Today morning came the news from mrbrown himself that his column in TODAY has been suspended:

Regarding TODAY

Some of you have been asking, so here goes.

I have been informed that TODAY has suspended my column.

It has been a trying few days for me, my family, my mum and my friends. Thank you all for your emails, letters, calls, SMSes, blogs and comments, I don't know what to say.

An AFP report later in the evening said "The editors of Today have suspended the Mr Brown column with effect from Friday, 7th July, 2006," said a statement from MediaCorp, the newspaper's publisher on Thursday. No reason was given."

I have things to say but that's for later. For now, here's the face of government repression, Ms K Bhavani, Press Secretary to the Minister for Information, Communications and The Arts.:

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