Jailed in Singapore For Criticizing a Former Prime Minister, But Still Blogging

When 16-year-old Amos Yee posted a video last March criticizing Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding prime minister, Yee apparently offended the wrong people online, leading to criminal charges that could put him in prison for up to three years, if he is convicted. During his hearing last month, a judge ordered him to be remanded for three weeks to assess if he’s suitable for reformative training. Last week, he was transferred from Changi Prison to the Institute of Mental Health, where he will stay for another week, after the judge ordered Yee to be evaluated for autism . Despite Yee's incarceration, his Facebook page is still being updated. Some believe the teenager is able to do this by scheduling his posts, while others suspect his friends or relatives of adding new content. The page recently attracted renewed attention with posts containing what appear to be Yee's reflec...

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