30 Mar '15, 8pm

#Singapore blogger jailed for critical Lee Kuan Yew video

#Singapore blogger jailed for critical Lee Kuan Yew video

Singapore police arrested Amos Yee, a teenage video blogger, according to a statement released by authorities on Monday. According to the government-aligned daily newspaper Straits Times , at least 20 public complaints had been filed to the police since Friday that called for Lee to be investigated. The complaints were in connection with an eight-minute video Yee posted on YouTube on Friday in which he criticized the policies and political heritage of the late Lee Kuan Yew. The video, called "Lee Kuan Yew is Finally Dead!," has been taken down from Yee's YouTube channel , but is available on other channels . In the video, Yee also compared Lee to Mao Zedong, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, and Jesus Christ. News reports citing police said that Yee's arrest was due to the religious comments, which are tightly restricted by the government. "The arrest of a young blogger for com...

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