The Economist reported that British lawmakers have handed Tony Blair a stinging defeat, opposing a government proposal to extend to 90 days the period for which police can hold terror suspects without charging them. In America and Australia too, anti-terror measures are causing controversy as governments struggle to reach the right balance between liberty and security.
Well, perhaps not in the Lion City where the Singapore government has a long history of holding political detainess without trial indefinitely.
Another example is Francis Seow’s detention in relation to the alleged Marxist conspiracy.
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