Innocent

AMOS YEE: IN S'PORE YOU ARE GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT

So I was sharing the story of my charge with my fellow prison mates during the yard, expressing my perplexity that there would even be these things like remand or bail conditions, before you were found guilty by the judge. So then my prison mate said to me: ‘In America, you’re innocent until proven guilty. But in Singapore, you’re guilty until proven innocent.’

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AMOS YEE PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO ALL CHARGES

At the start of his 2 day trial, teen blogger Amos Yee has pleaded not guilty to both charges laid by the prosecution. He faced the charge of making offensive or wounding remarks against Christianity and another for circulating obscene imagery. If convicted of the two charge, Amos Yee who is being charged as an adult faces up to three years imprisonment, a fine or both.

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LEE HSIEN LOONG: HUNDREDS OF INNOCENT KILLED IN GAZA, DONATE GENEROUSLY TO MUIS GAZA HUMANITARIAN FUND

In the last week, the armed conflict in Gaza has hotted up. Hundreds of people have been killed, mostly civilians, including many children and infants. The loss of innocent lives is tragic and painful. The Middle East is far away, but still we empathise with the pain and suffering of the Palestinian people, because of our common humanity. Alas there is no easy solution. The Israel-Palestinian problem goes back almost a century. The distrust and enmity are mutual, and deep. Yet there is no future in this endless cycle of violence and retribution.

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