30 Jun '15, 12pm

(today) Protest by Hong Kong students near consulate urging Amos Yee’s release

SINGAPORE — University students in Hong Kong protested near the Singapore consulate in Hong Kong today (June 30), urging the Singapore government to release teen blogger Amos Yee. According to Hong Kong media reports, about 50 students from the University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lingnan and Hong Kong Polytechnic were part of the protest. Student activist group Scholarism, which also took part in the protest, published on its website a post titled “In Defence of Children’s Rights Release Amos Yee NOW!”. The post dated June 29, condemned the Singapore government for “violating” Amos' rights and demanded his immediate release. Amos, 17, was found guilty of two charges on May 12, namely posting an obscene image featuring late former leaders — former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatc...

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