Singapore court sends teen blogger back to jail for criticising religion

Singapore court sends teen blogger back to jail for criticising religion
 

A Singapore court sentenced 17-year-old blogger Amos Yee to six weeks in jail on Thursday for "wounding religious feelings", the second jail term for the teenager who was convicted on similar charges last year.
Yee pleaded guilty to six charges of deliberately posting comments on the internet critical of Christianity and Islam.
His case has reignited concerns about censorship and social controls in the Asian financial hub and drew criticism from human rights organisations.
Judge Ong Hian Sun told the district court that Yee's actions could "generate social unrest" and... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 40
Source: Reuters
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