By now the name of Amos Yee is known far and wide for his supreme fighting-spirit in his confrontation with the inhuman PAP Government. The name must also be the cause of persistent nightmares to the clownish PM Lee Hsien Loong.
Imagine a 16 year-old being shackled in both hands and legs and brought before the court. What kind of human being is capable of inflicting such inhuman treatment to a 16 year old boy is beyond humanity. It does not only horrify right-thinking Singaporeans but other right-thinking people in the world as well.
How would PM Lee react if his teenage son was shackled in both hands and legs and brought before a court? This would not happen under the PAP but retribution has a strange way of manifesting itself, especially when PAP has dissipated.
Besides the anti-Christianity charge and the charge of circulating obscene imagery, the inimitable Amos Yee has composed one of the most derogatory depiction of the late psychological monster (described by an American author) Lee Kuan Yew that has been causing PM Lee the persistent nightmares. This third charge has been stood down for some esoteric reason. If the composition is done by Amos Yee himself, and there is no reason to think otherwsie, Amos Yee is certainly one of the most talented teenager to have renowned Singapore with his most poignant denunciation of the late Lee Kuan Yew. Could this be the reason for his inhuman treatment by the PAP Government? In addition to being shackled, he is being remanded with adult prisoners and runs the risk of being sodomised.
What catches the imagination of right-thinking Singaporeans is Amos Yee’s remarkable defiant attitude to all efforts by the court and other heavy-handed authorities to bring him to his knees, considering that he is only 16 years old. To think that there are still highly selfless-motivated lawyers to come out under such adversity to defend Amos Yee pro-bono is something for the clownish PM Lee to ponder over. Fear of reprisals is no longer enough to deter the good Samaritans to come to the aid of their oppressed fellow brethren.
The disgraceful spectacle of the inhuman treatment of 16 year-old Amos Yee is not confined to a Singaporean audience and by now should have attracted horrified attention of right-thinking people around the world. The first round of the court case took place this morning (7 May) and ended rather abruptly without the ability of the court to curb the exuberance of a highly-spirited Amos Yee. So it has been adjourned without much fanfare to tomorrow (8 May) and Singaporeans may watch with abated breath the final arbitration of Amos Yee. Whatever it is, the indomitable spirit of Amos Yee will be a fine example, especially for a united opposition in the next GE.
Yoong Siew Wah