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Daily Archives: 2015-05-13

Amos Yee: Allegation of molest is to manipulate press

Amos Yee has just clarified on his facebook fanpage that his allegation of molest by his former bailor today was to manipulate the press into waiting for him at the Pasir Panjang MRT. 16-year old blogger, Amos Yee, who was found guilty of two charges brought against him by the Attorney General’s Chambers on Tuesday, 12 May, made an allegation of molest …

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Amos Yee manipulates mainstream media with allegation of molest

  By Carlton Tan Tabloids are fascinating creatures of habit. They stalk, they harass and they gobble up almost anything you give them. Today, this was exactly what happened when Amos Yee alleged that he was molested by his bailor, Vincent Law—they gobbled it up, hook, line and sinker. It is a sad state of affairs when reporters are willing …

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Amos Yee’s former bailor clarifies molest allegation

16-year old blogger, Amos Yee, who was found guilty of the two charges brought against him by the Attorney General’s Chambers on Tuesday, 12 May has made an allegation of molest against his former bailor, Mr Vincent Law. Amos was found guilty of the charge of obscenity and wounding the feelings of Christians in a YouTube video criticising former prime minister, Lee Kuan …

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In an election, what do you stand for?

  By Ghui There are certainly lessons that can be learnt from the general elections in the United Kingdom, whose results just a few days ago have shocked contesters, voters and pollsters alike. The Singapore governmental and election system is very similar to the British Westminster system. Indeed we inherited it from them. However, over the years, due to changes …

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Reporter omitted parts of my conversation: Grace Fu

Minister the Prime Minister's Office, Grace Fu, has clarified a comment she had made to the media about 16-year old blogger, Amos Yee, and his family. Her truncated comments had been criticised for being insensitive to the family of the youth. Ms Fu did not mention which media outlets she had spoken to but she was quoted in The Washington …

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The scandalous wickedness of the state

By Vincent Wijeysingha I wrote the following last weekend but did not publish it until now because Amos Yee's case was still sub judice. I avoided making any public comment on the Amos Yee case because parties associated with the People's Action Party (PAP) would seize upon anything to suggest that some eminence grise was behind his video, that Amos was …

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Why Amos Yee was convicted: Court judgment on obscenity law explained

By Carlton Tan Amos Yee Pang Sang was found guilty on 12 May of two offences: IOne for putting up an obscene image on his blog and another for attempting to wound the religious feelings of Christians. District Judge Jasvender Kaur explains her decision in a 16-page written judgment. Here’s a simple breakdown of her reasoning on the obscenity conviction. Obscenity …

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Je suis Mr and Mrs Yee, Grace Fu

By Howard Lee "If it had been our son, would you have bailed him out?" As the better known disciplinarian in the family, the "behave-or-daddy-will-scold" daddy, my own mother would have been prepared to scream at me for leaving her grandson in prison. As it was, my hypothetical choice would have been to bail him out. I have never believed …

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