As Singapore is set to hold its general election on 10 July 2020, issues and challenges that affect free and fair elections in the city-state still linger, according to panelists in a webinar the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) hosted last Sunday, 5 July 2020. Aimed to provide an understanding of
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong dissolved parliament on 23 June 2020 which paved the way for a general election scheduled for 10 July 2020. The election will be held amid the COVID-19 pandemic of which the city state, much like the rest of the world, is still grappling with the threats
The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) recently released a chart assigning a score for political rights and civil liberties to 30 countries in Asia. The chart can be viewed below.