21 Feb 2007

SINGAPORE: Portrait book's nudity 'excessive'

Book featuring near-nude celebrity photpgraphs banned while Communication and the Arts Minister Lee Boon Yang says he will continue to revise censorship rules

Straits Times
Saturday, February 17, 2007

A photography book that featured near-nude images of celebrities was banned here because it exceeded the current content standards for publications.

Information, Communications and the Arts Minister Lee Boon Yang said the Public Consultative Panel, made up of members of the public, agreed that the book Superstars -- by Singapore photographer Leslie Kee -- should not be allowed to be sold here.

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Date Posted: 2/17/2007