Amos Yee

AMOS YEE STUCK IN US PRISON, ON SUICIDE WATCH FOR PAST 2 WEEKS

Although Amos has won his case for political asylum in the US, the prosecutor [Chief Consul: Karen E. Lundgren, Assistant Chief Consul: Elizabeth Crites] appealed the case. Meaning, even though Amos has already been in American jail for 5 months, he has to stay in jail for another 6 more months. Amos was on suicide watch in the jail hole for the past 2 weeks.

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AMOS YEE STILL DETAINED AS US GOVT APPEALS AGAINST ASYLUM WIN

Amos Yee is still incarcerated at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centre in Chicago, says a Hong Kong based news publication The News Lens. Yee had won a bid for political asylum in the United States of America and was legally eligible for release.

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LAW SOCIETY TAKES ON AMERICAN JUDGE IN AMOS YEE CASE

And so it has begun. The Singapore authorities, this time via the Law Society of Singapore, has come out and spoken out against the findings about Singapore's criminal justice system by US judge Samuel Cole, in allowing asylum for Mr Amos Yee in the United States .

The Law Society indicated that the judge's opinion in the judgment appears to gloss over the critical fact that Mr Yee was lawfully prosecuted in a court of law. They also indicated that allowing immunity for hate speech only encourages the undermining of values in a functional democracy.

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ACTIVIST THANKS AMOS YEE SUPPORTERS, PLEDGES TO HELP HIM SETTLE DOWN IN US

It's public now: Amos Yee has been granted asylum in the United States. This is a decision that strengthens my love for this country and what it truly stands for. There's a reason that free speech is prioritized and enshrined as the First Amendment. In a 13-page document, the judge wrote "it is clear that Yee's prosecutions for wounding religious feelings and obscenity was just a pretext to silence his opinions."

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