May 17, 2022

Singapore’s National Library Board “Pulls Books by Publisher of Controversial Series on Religion and History”

From The Straits Times:

The National Library Board (NLB) has said that it is pulling off its shelves another 130 titles by the Malaysian publisher which produced a series on history and religion which contained anti-Semitic rhetoric and seemed to glorify violence in the name of Islam.

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See Also:  NLB Withdraws Books Following Concerns (via The New Paper)

See Also; MCI Asks NLB to Review Vetting Process for Divisive Material Following Withdrawal of Books (via Straits Times)

See Also: NLB Reviewing 130 Titles by Publisher of Withdrawn Book (via Straits Times)

See Also: NLB Website

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