Daily Archives: March 31, 2015

“Fully empathize with Amos’s situation as to a mother”
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 7

Mdm Judy Tan Reflecting on both the late Lee Kuan Yew’s overblown and overrated state funeral along with the charging in Court of teenager, Amos Yee today, I can’t help but pen this thought. Being the mother of an “overgrown” child myself, I Read More

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Police queried on 4-year old case involving ex-YPAP member
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 10

A member of the public has posted a query with the Singapore Police Force (SPF) over a four-year old incident involving a former Young PAP (YPAP) member. Mr Paul Chen, posting on the SPF’s Facebook page on Tuesday, was referring to the incident Read More

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Remembering my mother, Lim Geok Lian
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 4

By Teo Soh Lung Today (24 March) is the third anniversary of my mother’s death. Born in Kuching, Sarawak, she did not receive any formal education. She spoke pure Hokkien and a little Malay but not a word of English or Mandarin. For Read More

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Survey: 1 in 3 young people have faced sexual violence; few seek or receive help
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

A new survey indicates that sexual violence – from verbal and cyber-harassment to non- consensual touching and rape – is a significant part of young people’s social environment. However, few know how to seek help for themselves, or to provide it to their Read More

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FEAR is dead
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 110

By Teo Soh Lung Four days ago, Kenneth and I were asked by journalists from Hong Kong if we were going to pay our respect to Lee Kuan Yew. Kenneth replied that he would not. When pressed for an answer as to why, Read More

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Amos Yee charged in court for 3 alleged offences
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 22

Amos Yee, the 16-year old whose video diatribe against the late Lee Kuan Yew went viral in just a matter of hours after it was released online, has been slapped with several charges on Tuesday. According to local news reports, Mr Yee, who Read More

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Teenager behind offensive video to face 3 charges today
By Ariffin Sha Posted on by Ariffin Sha 24

16-year-old Amos Yee faces 3 charges later today (31 March). He will be charged for wounding religious feelings, circulating obscene material and harassment. The charges come after more than 20 police reports were lodged his 8-minute video and blog where he criticizes Christians Read More

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