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Two in three back move to ban Watain gig : That was the finding from govt poll of 680 S'poreans; 86% of Christians supported ban

Apr 02, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

The Government decided to cancel the permit for Watain's concert last month when it received reports that mainstream Christians were very concerned and offended by the band, Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam said yesterday.

And a survey of Singaporeans by government feedback unit Reach found that two in three supported the move, he noted. Among Christians, 86 per cent were supportive of the move to disallow the concert, the Reach poll found.

"The initial assessment was that if the...