Rule of law or not, bloggers are vulnerable
Amos Yee, the teenage video blogger who was arrested and held pending bail Sunday in Singapore, drew international attention for his anti-Lee Kuan Yew harangue. But jailing critics is not usually the governments first choice in Singapore. It is part.
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MARUAH condemns the act of violence against Amos Yee.
Prior to this confrontation, there had already been threats of violence made against Amos Yee. This recent incident suggests that such threats and actions dehumanise a person and validate acts of victimisation against him.
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AMOS YEE YouTube Video: Online Free Speech, Government Control At Heart Of.
Amos Yees YouTube video comparing late Singapore President Lee Kuan Yew to Jesus and insulting them both landed him in jail and made him an international symbol of free speech. Police said the 17-year-old violated the countrys laws by smearing .
Statement on the arrest of Amos Yee | The Online Citizen
We call on the government to drop the charges against Amos Yee. Measures taken against Yee are disproportionate and heavy-handed and violate the fundamental principles enshrined in the UN convention Singapore has��.
Appeal to International Children Agencies to Denounce.
Dear Sir/Madam, This is Roy Ngerng. I am from Singapore. I would like to report on a case on child abuse in my country which deserves international attention. On 29 March 2015, a 16-year-old boy Amos Yee was arrested��.
Amos Yee: Spawn of Lee Kuan Yews grand experiment
Singapore authorities arrested Amos Yee, the 17-year-old who posted the Youtube video Lee Kuan Yew is Finally Dead! But he is the spawn of Lees grand social and political experiment in Singapore.
What is AMOS YEEs problem? Ours, actually. | The Online.
By Howard Lee. By now, it would be completely understandable to find Amos Yees antics tiresome. Even the strongest advocates for free speech has to admit that banging your head against a brick wall a second time, when��.
Amos Yee struck on way to court, now in remand
The teenager was supposed to attend a pre-trial conference at 3pm on Thursday (Apr 30), but was struck by a middle-aged man - in a red shirt - on the way to court. PHOTOS. YouTuber Amos Yee arriving in court on Apr 30. (Photo: Elizabeth Goh). Enlarge .
Amos Yees Speech | Jess C Scott :: Blog
I decided to transcribe the text from Amos Yees video so that what he said doesnt get lost amidst the current lynching being directed at him. This is included in the second half of this blog post. PART 1: A quick summary: 16��.
AMOS YEE assaulted right outside of state court | The Online.
Amos Yee, the teenager who is being charged with harassment, and with deliberately wounding religious feelings for uploading a YouTube video was struck by a man in red when he was on his way to his pre-trial conference��.
Mother of AMOS YEE: ���I did not file a police report to have my.
Many in Singapore would been well aware of who Amos Yee is and the charges which he faces for the video that he posted on 27 March after the passing of late Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Some may also be informed earlier by a��.
Amos Yee lauded by The New Yorker as a modern-day.
In a piece out on April 10, 2015, ���Amos Yee: YouTube Star, Teen-Ager, Dissident���, written by Nathan Heller, the uber highbrow mag was not short of effusive praise for the newest enfant terrible in Singapore, who has been��.
Amos Yee to be remanded till next pre-trial conference | The.
Amos Yee, the 16 year old teenager who is being charged with harassment, and with deliberately wounding religious feelings for uploading a YouTube video is placed back in remand after declining to be bailed in response��.
Recalcitrant AMOS YEE and Wild Things | Alvinology
I pointed out in a previous post that recalcitrant Singapore teen Amos Yee appears to enjoy Maurice Sendaks 1963 classic, Where the Wild Things Are: The.
Amos Yee likely to spend weekend in remand
SINGAPORE: Amos Yee will likely spend the weekend in remand after no one turned up to bail him out on Saturday (Apr 18). The 16-year-olds parents had refused to post bail for him on Friday, following a pre-trial conference. The last registration for.
Amos Yee: Singapore Teen Mocks Countrys Founder Lee.
According to the New York Times, 17-year-old Amos Yee was arrested a day after he made an eight-minute-long video that celebrated the death of Singapores founding father. He also reportedly made offensive remarks��.
Police report filed against grassroots leader who threatened.
A concerned Singaporean citizen, Mr Lee, has filed a police report against Jason Tan Kok Whee, believed to be a grassroots leader at Telok Blangah over a statement the latter made online directed at 16-year old Amos Yee.
Amos Yee Proves We Have No Rule of Law | Rethinking the.
The Amos Yee prosecution is yet another clear demonstration of the fact that we have no rule of law in Singapore. How would you define rule of law? Tom Bingham, the late former Chief Justice of England and Wales and a��.
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Mother of Amos Yee: ���I did not file a police report to have my son arrested���
Many in Singapore would been well aware of who Amos Yee is and the charges which he faces for the video that he posted on 27 March after the passing of late Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Some may also be informed earlier by a Straits Times report on 31 March that .
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The world according to Amos Yee and the meaning of tolerance
But all this is plainly absurd since we have it on good authority (based on an Amos Yee production) that ���it is, of course, very easy for all Christians to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ��� because they havent read it. No Christian has ever.
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The AMOS YEE affair: Partisanship versus Principles | Article.
Clearly the lynch mob that has been calling for Amos Yee to be hit hard under the law is not of the same composition as the ones that called for Jason Neo (YPAP member) to be charged in 2011. Jason Neo had posted a��.
What exactly was Amos Yees crime? | The Online Citizen
By Ghui. The Amos Yee saga has got me thinking about how we as a society deal with ���non-mainstream individuals���. While I do not profess to agree with Yees erstwhile sentiments, I do wonder if we have overreacted to what��.
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A Christmas Guide for Reading and Giving; A List of 275 Outstanding Books
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Singaporean boy behind Lee Kuan Yew death hoax gets stern warning
Singapore teenager Amos Yee (right) was arrested and charged for uploading a YouTube video celebrating Lees death. His father (left) later apologised for his sons actions. Photo: AFP. The bogus reports on Lees death forced government-linked media.
AMOS YEE: YouTube Star, Teen-Ager, Dissident
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Kuan Yews teen critic Amos Yee asks for DONATIONS, says parents wont fund.
Well, as many of you know, I (Amos Yee), after uploading my video Lee Kuan Yew Is Finally Dead! on Youtube: have been charged for intending to promote ill-will amongst religious groups (Which has the highest sentence of up to 3 years in prison) and .
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Singapores arrest of a 16-year-old YouTuber is all you need to know about Lee.
Many hailed LKYs transformation of Singapore as a miracle. But would really be miraculous is if they stop threatening 16-year-old vloggers like Amos Yee with jail. That would be a start. And then, once theyve realised they have nothing to fear, maybe.
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Police report filed against grassroots leader who threatened Amos Yee online
Mr Lee added, ���I am seriously distressed by Jason Tans statement which bears the intention to harm Amos Yee physical and sexually. I have checked the penal code of Singapore and it seems that Jason Tan have breached the laws and should be liable to .
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Who is Amos Yee?
Amos Yee, a 16-year-old student, leaves the State courts in Singapore on March 31, 2015. ��� AFP PictureFor the first charge under Section 298, the charge sheet stated that the YouTube video created by Yee ���contained remarks against Christianity, with.
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Straits Times lack of journalistic integrity worrying
According to The Online Citizen (TOC), Amos Yees mother did not file a police report to have her son arrested, contrary to a report in the Straits Times (ST) which suggested that she did. Mrs Mary also did not have her son declared to be beyond her.
NGO MARUAH strongly condemns attack on AMOS YEE
SINGAPORE: Human rights non-governmental organisation MARUAH strongly condemns the attack on teenager Amos Yee, who was struck on the face by a stranger as he made his way to Court on Thursday (Apr 30). In a statement on the same day, .
AMOS YEE: Local celebs say parents are to blame
Local actors Gurmit Singh and Quan Yi Fong both have teenage children, and they say that the responsibility of a childs behaviour falls squarely on the shoulder of the parents. They share their thoughts on the Amos Yee incident. Q: Being a parent.
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AMOS YEE makes blog plea asking the public to donate.
Currently out on a $20,000 bail, Singapores newest enfant terrible, 17-year-old Amos Yee, is turning to the general public for donations to see him through his impending trial. Claiming in his April 14, 2015 blog post to have��.