Singapore jails teen blogger Amos Yee for anti-religion posts

Singapore jails teen blogger Amos Yee for anti-religion posts
 

A teenage blogger has been handed a prison sentence after he was found guilty by a Singapore court of "wounding religious feelings".
Amos Yee, 17, will spend six weeks in jail for deliberately posting videos and comments critical of Christianity and Islam.
Judge Ong Hian Sun told the court that Yee's actions could "generate social unrest".
It is the teenager's second prison sentence in two years.
Yee was jailed for four weeks in 2015 after posting a video online that was considered insulting towards the late Singaporean leader Lee Kuan Yew.
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29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 31
Source: BBC
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