Singapore’s parliamentary political system has been dominated by the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) and the family of current prime minister Lee Hsien Loong since 1959. The electoral and legal framework that the PAP has constructed allows for some political pluralism, but it constrains the growth of credible opposition parties and limits freedoms of expression, assembly, and association.
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Freedom on the Net— Singapore Country Report
Singapore is rated Partly Free in Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's comprehensive study of internet freedom around the globe.
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