SNA - Singapore jails British author Alan Shadrake

A British author of a book about the death penalty in Singapore, Alan Shadrake, has lost his appeal against a six-week jail sentence. The 76-year old, convicted of insulting the judiciary, will undergo medical tests before beginning his sentence. His book, Once A Jolly Hangman: Singapore Justice in the Dock, alleges a lack of impartiality in the implementation of Singapore's laws. Full story Related: Singapore to jail British author over 'insulting book' - AFP Singapore rejects contempt appeal by Brit author - Forbes.com Singapore rejects contempt appeal by Brit author - Asian Correspondent Singapore rejects contempt appeal by Brit author - Boston.com Singapore rejects contempt appeal by Brit author - eTaiwan News British writer to be jailed for book on death penalty in Singapore - Monsters and Critics Singapore rejects contempt appeal by Brit author - The Associated Press...

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