31 Mar '15, 7am

Singapore teenager charged over critical Lee Kuan Yew video

Singapore teenager charged over critical Lee Kuan Yew video

A teenager has been charged over a video he posted online that was critical of the nation’s late founder as well as Christianity. In the eight-minute clip posted on YouTube, 16-year-old Amos Yee Pang Sang said Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister, and Jesus Christ were both “malicious”, among other disparaging comments. Related: Singapore police arrest 17-year-old over critical Lee Kuan Yew video The video has been taken off Yee’s YouTube channel, but copies continue to circulate on social media. Yee was arrested on Sunday , the same day the country held an elaborate state funeral for Lee, who died on 23 March aged 91. At a Singapore court on Tuesday Yee was charged with three offences – two for insulting Christianity and the late statesman and another for allegedly transmitting online an “obscene representation”, according to court documents. Yee, who had previo...

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