Singapore cartoonist Leslie Chew was arrested last week after complaints that the cartoon published through Facebook was ?racially insensitive?.
From The Wall Street Journal:
According to Mr. Choo, the artist was questioned by police over a cartoon published on March 27. The cartoon criticized the government?s treatment of the city-state?s ethnic Malay Muslim minority.
Mr. Chew posted bail of 10,000 Singapore dollars (US$8,055) and must report to police again on April 30.
Under the Sedition Act, a first-time offender could face a fine of up to S$5,000 or a prison term of up to three years, or both. Repeat offenders face up to five years in jail.