Changes to Films Act may make recording such videos and films a crime.

Filming an illegal event is… illegal?

Will recording or filming of events which are considered illegal in law now itself be considered illegal? This is what the Home Affairs Ministry seems to propose to amendments of the Films Act.

Does this mean that no one is allowed or will be allowed to film an illegal protest, for example? (Read Martyn See’s take on the issue.)

The following is a copy of the report in the Straits Times, January 23 – which was published at the bottom of page C6.