Amos Yee, a 17-year-old blogger in Singapore, is to spend six weeks in jail for "wounding religious feelings." It is his second such jail term: he spent a month in jail last year for criticizing Christianity.
The teenager's latest trial was closely watched by rights groups, who argue that the case threatens freedom of expression.
Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch said Singapore now needs to review its approach in dealing with cases like Yee's, who is likely to benefit from the publicity.
Last month, we posted about Amos Yee: He's the 16-year-old Singaporean YouTuber who had been arrested and convicted of "wounding religious feelings” and “obscenity” after making a video that lampooned Christianity and Singapore’s fo...
Polemical teen vlogger Amos Yee plead guilty to charges of failing to show up to a police summons in Singapore yesterday, but still faces six charges of “wounding religious feelings” in a trial that is expected to wrap up soon.
17-year-old Singaporean YouTuber Amos Yee has been handed a six-week jail sentence for "wounding religious feelings." In case you were wondering how oppressive that country was...
Amos Yee to spend six weeks in jail and pay fines after pleading guilty to charges of "wounding religious feelings".