Tag Archives: Political Prisoner

AMOS YEE STILL STUCK IN US PRISON, ASKS FOR BOOKS TO BE SENT TO COMFORT HIM

Amos is still needlessly in prison because the government continues to challenge the court ruling that granted his political asylum. The government’s decision to continue to incarcerate him weighs heavily on his spirits as he continues to fight against the enduring stress of his imprisonment in the US and the trauma from his imprisonment in Singapore. Amos has found comfort reading books that his supporters have sent him over the weeks. Amos has requested Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam​'s book “Make it right for Singapore: Speeches in Parliament, 1997-1999” in solidarity with those who have been unjustly persecuted by their governments.

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AMOS YEE IS A POLITICAL PRISONER, IN JAIL BECUZ S’POREANS ARE TOO IMMATURE TO DEBATE WITH HIM

Amos Yee is an atheist and an anarchist. There is nothing wrong with that. He made those videos not with malice or malintent. He was just expressing himself and his thoughts. So if Muslims living in America believe in freedom of speech and can debate Amos Yee, why is it that in Singapore, the strategic space is much smaller and restricted? Amos Yee go to jail purely as a political prisoner. He is a prisoner of conscience. He never killed or raped anyone. It's a political punishment.

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: AMOS YEE’S GUILTY SENTENCE SHOULD BE REVOKED

The four-week jail sentence handed down to Singapore teenage blogger Amos Yee violates the right to freedom of expression and should be quashed, Amnesty International said today. The sentence against the 16-year-old boy was backdated to 2 June 2015 so he was able to leave court this afternoon, having already served the jail time.

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AMOS YEE: SINGAPORE’S YOUNGEST POLITICAL PRISONER

At the end of the hearing Amos was taken into custody again. I saw his mother passing him a plastic bag which made me feel very sad. There can be no doubt that in this case “rehabilitation” is just a euphemism. The PAP Government mean to break Amos’s spirit through a harsh regime that is worse than prison. They would like to show Singaporeans that anyone here who dares to challenge the official narrative will be harshly dealt with.

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