Singapore authority had just detained a ex-singaporean presently US-citizen blogger for contempt of court.
In Singapore and many part of the world, the leaders are actively suppress different voices – criticism, different opinions.
Back in Malaysia, media is still tightly controlled. One of the job designation of minister of internal affair is to monitor the press.
The dissident voices are important to a society and to a nation. People see thing differently and had different ideology.
in 1930s in Germany, while the majority of people support the Nazi, they were a small group of people (White Rose) dare to voice their different view. They are cruelty executed (BEHEADING!!!!). Today, they are fondly remember for their bravery.