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U.S. court upholds Singapore teen blogger's asylum

Sep 27, 2017 - 7:42 AM

An immigration appeals court in Chicago agrees with a lower court judge's earlier decision to grant asylum, finding that Amos Yee has a 'well-founded fear of future persecution' if returned to Singapore

Singaporean teen dissident granted U.S. asylum

Mar 25, 2017 - 10:54 AM

UPDATED US immigration judge Samuel Cole says the evidence presented demonstrates Singapore s persecution of Yee was a pretext to silence his political opinions critical of the Singapore government

CONTROVERSY. Amos Yee, pictured here in a framegrab from the video where he criticized Lee Kuan Yew. YouTube/BoomerangDog

Controversial Singapore teen blogger seeks U.S. asylum

Dec 29, 2016 - 3:53 PM

Amos Yee 18 a filmmaker turned activist who has been repeatedly jailed in Singapore for his controversial videos is detained by US authorities since arriving at Chicago s airport early December

AMOS YEE. Singapore rebel teen Amos Yee, who is out on bail, speaks to reporters outside the State Courts after he was jailed for six weeks for insulting Muslims and Christians in a fresh brush with the law, in Singapore on September 29, 2016. File photo by Elizabeth Law/AFP

Singapore teen in anti-Lee video walks free after sentencing

Jul 06, 2015 - 6:23 PM

Amos Yee 16 is given a 4 week jail term which is backdated allowing him to not serve further time after his sentencing

AMOS YEE. Teenage blogger Amos Yee (C) accompanied by his mother Mary Toh (L) and father Alphonsus Yee (R) as they leave the State Court in Singapore, July 6, 2015. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA

Singapore teen in anti-Lee video to undergo mental tests

Jun 23, 2015 - 3:41 PM

Amos Yee 16 will be remanded at the Institute of Mental Health for two weeks to undergo further examination after previously being declared mentally and physically fit for an 18 month stint in a reformatory

CONTROVERSY. Amos Yee, pictured here in a framegrab from the video where he criticized Lee Kuan Yew. YouTube/BoomerangDog

Singapore teen found guilty over anti-Lee video

May 12, 2015 - 5:26 PM

Amos Yee 16 is convicted in a district court on two charges – offending religious feeling and circulating obscene content – after pleading not guilty in a two day trial

CONTROVERSY. Amos Yee, pictured here in a framegrab from the video where he criticized Lee Kuan Yew. YouTube/BoomerangDog

Singapore teen in anti-Lee video remanded again for blogs

May 01, 2015 - 1:15 AM

Amos Yee is facing three charges including for actions that hurt religious feelings after he attacked the 91 year old political patriarch in an eight minute expletive laden YouTube video and launched a tirade against Christianity

Amos Yee: Spawn of Lee Kuan Yew's grand experiment

Apr 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Singapore authorities arrested Amos Yee the 17 year old who posted the Youtube video Lee Kuan Yew is Finally Dead But he is the spawn of Lee s grand social and political experiment in Singapore

Singapore teen in court over anti-Lee Kuan Yew video

Mar 31, 2015 - 11:36 AM

Amos Yee 16 is slapped with 3 separate charges including one for actions that have the deliberate intention of wounding the religious or racial feelings of any person

CONTROVERSY. Amos Yee, pictured here in a framegrab from the video where he criticized Lee Kuan Yew. YouTube/BoomerangDog