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'Demon-Cratic Singapore': How Cartoonist Leslie Chew Takes on the Authorities


Demon-Cratic Singapore episode 238

As The World's cartoon editor, I regularly search for interesting global political cartoons and the people who draw them.

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One cartoonist in particular that caught my attention: Leslie Chew, a Singaporean cartoonist who draws the comic strip 'Demon-cratic Singapore'.

The comic is based on fictional events and characters but that hasn't stopped Singapore's government from charging Chew with contempt. Carol talks with Chew and his attorney M Ravi.