30 Jun '15, 8am

Jailed blogger's mom: 'Sorry, son'

Story highlights Mother of jailed teen: 'Sorry for telling you that you are in the safest country' Amos Yee was arrested after publishing video praising death of Lee Kuan Yew (CNN) The mother of detained teen blogger Amos Yee has written a heartfelt apology letter to her son, as he faces years in "reformative training" after being jailed for a Youtube video where he criticized Singapore's founding politician. "Sorry for not teaching you well... Mummy is wrong," wrote Mary Toh in a widely-shared Facebook post yesterday. "Sorry for telling you that you are in the safest country. You are feeling so insecure and scared now." "Sorry for urging you to be a law-abiding citizen. The laws are doing you more harm than good now," the note continued. "Sorry for encouraging you to be creative and expressive. You are regarded as crazy and rebellious instead." In March, Yee, then an unkn...

Full article: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/06/30/asia/singapore-amos-yee...

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