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    • Amos Yee pleads guilty to wounding religious feelings of Muslims

      SINGAPORE: Teenage blogger Amos Yee on Wednesday (Sep 28) pleaded guilty to three charges of wounding the religious feelings of Muslims.

      The 17-year-old admitted to producing and uploading online a photograph and two videos that were deliberately intended to wound Muslim feelings. He will be sentenced on Thursday morning.

      Last month, Yee pleaded guilty to three charges of wounding Muslim and Christian feelings and two charges for failing to show up at a police station. During his trial, the court heard that 24 police reports had been lodged against him, in relation to the total of six counts he faces for wounding religious feelings.

      Yee left Singapore on Dec 13 last year, after he was served a notice requiring him to attend a police interview two days later. He travelled to Hong Kong, where he published several posts about being served the notice.

      After he returned in April this year, the police served another notice on Yee. He tried to leave the country the day before the interview and was arrested on May 11.

      The blogger was convicted of similar charges last year and sentenced to four weeks' jail.

      For wounding religious feelings, Yee could be jailed up to three years, fined or both. For disobeying an order to appear at a police station for investigations, he could be jailed for a maximum of one month, fined a total of S$1,500, or both.  

      - CNA/am
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  • ^Acid^ aka s|aO^eH~'s Avatar
    31,225 posts since Oct '02
    • His so called "supporters" need to treat his mental problem




      oh, he is of no use to them now icon_lol.gif

      next time they wan to use a person to further example their cause, at least pick a better person la~

      picked a siao lang as their champion icon_lol.gif

  • Needhelp2016's Avatar
    52 posts since Mar '16
    • he is not even fit to be even siao. Siao lang are not like that. Crazy people are more genuine i know becasue i am one - though i know of siao lang who likes attention and keeps talking bull just like him, only don;t dare to produce contents like him only.

      Comon Amos, if you think christianity and Islam is bull, at least point out logically and specifically why it is so, so that they religious leaders can at least reflect and do more to improve the religions image.

      Like if you say some Christians are bad, quote the 6 people from CHC. And if Islam has some flaws, point it to people like the extremist who using a religion to commit crimes aginst humanity.

      these are facts and sure won't get youin trouble.


  • Pastyangmoh's Avatar
    13 posts since Oct '16
    • Amos has a mental condition called narcisstic personality disorder - unfortunately the Internet allows such dickheads to proliferate their hate-filled rants - if u watch his videos his ramblings remind me of hitler speeches - illogical and ill informed arguments - littered with incoherent grammatically incorrect cliche - he should be put in a mental institute for everyone elses well being.....

      Objectively Speaking Singapore is the Greatest Country in the world (and im not singaporean)

    • Yes Needhelp2016 - its called cherry picking to support ones erroneous argument - Amos demostrates a classic example of this - also more commonly known as talking "bullshit"

    • if he continues to err he should pay

  • Needhelp2016's Avatar
    52 posts since Mar '16
    • Thanks Pasty- for pointing out NPD - now that you mentioned it i do notice some mental patients and peer i know whom exhibits such behaviour.  


      Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others. But behind this mask of ultraconfidence lies a fragile self-esteem that's vulnerable to the slightest criticism.

      A narcissistic personality disorder causes problems in many areas of life, such as relationships, work, school or financial affairs. You may be generally unhappy and disappointed when you're not given the special favors or admiration you believe you deserve. Others may not enjoy being around you, and you may find your relationships unfulfilling.              

      Edited by Needhelp2016 11 Oct `16, 10:06AM
  • iveco's Avatar
    16,721 posts since Mar '04
    • Like that Donald Trump also might have NPD lol.

      Objectively speaking, Singapore is less worth defending than Sweden (and i did my NS with SAF).

      Edited by iveco 11 Oct `16, 2:26PM
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  • Jasminepeterson55's Avatar
    12 posts since Dec '16
    • Singapore is one of the most successful and prosperous examples of a benevolent dictatorship, but it comes at a cost of freedom. Somebody mocking and ridiculing atheists could have brought the same charges. You're basically not allowed to be mean to people. Also, chewing gum is strictly illegal and can lead to jail time. You can have the stability and security, but it comes at the cost of personal freedoms.

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    • Teenage blogger Amos Yee detained in United States http://str.sg/4d8Z 

    • Teenage blogger Amos Yee detained in United States after telling immigration officers he was seeking asylum


      The Straits Times
      Saturday, Dec 24, 2016

      Teenage blogger Amos Yee has been detained in the United States over immigration-related matters.

      According to the United States' Immigration and Customs Enforcement website, an "Amos Pang Sang Yee" from Singapore is currently detained at the McHenry County Jail, an hour's drive from Chicago.

      There were no other details about the detention on the website, but the South China Morning Post reported on Friday (Dec 23) that the 18-year-old was detained after he landed at Chicago's O'Hare Airport on Dec 16.

      The paper quoted US-based Singaporean activist Melissa Chen as saying he had entered the US on a tourist visa, but was detained following a secondary screening in which he told immigration officers he was seeking asylum.

      According to the US Department of Homeland Security, asylum may be granted to those who are unable or unwilling to return to their home country.

      This must be due to persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution because of the asylum seeker's race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion.

      When The Straits Times contacted his mother Mary Toh on Friday, she declined to comment on whether she had spoken to her son, or what she plans to do.

      Mr Yee has served two prison terms for wounding religious feelings.

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