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Heavy sentence will send ‘chilling signal to society': Amos Yee’s lawyers

By Thu, May 14, 2015 8:31AM UTC

“The whole idea of freedom is that people should feel and sense the freedom,” said Amos Yee’s lawyers in a nine-page plea for Amos Yee to receive a light sentence.

Amos Yee manipulates mainstream media with molestation allegations

By Wed, May 13, 2015 8:20PM UTC

Tabloids are fascinating creatures of habit. They stalk, they harass and they gobble up almost anything you give them. Today, this was exactly what happened when Amos Yee alleged that he was molested by his bailor, Vincent Law—they gobbled it up, hook, line and sinker.

Why Amos Yee was convicted: Court judgment on obscenity law explained

By Wed, May 13, 2015 9:17AM UTC

District Judge Jasvender Kaur explains her decision in a 16-page written judgment. Here’s a simple breakdown of her reasoning on the obscenity conviction.

Landmark decision expands definition of pornography law with conviction of Amos Yee

By Tue, May 12, 2015 6:43PM UTC

In a landmark decision, judge Jasvender Kaur handed down a guilty verdict which will have far reaching implications for the interpretation of the obscenity law (section 292) which has traditionally been used against pornographic material.

Cambodia TV station apologizes to teen for Mother’s Day reunion prank

By Tue, May 12, 2015 12:45PM UTC

A Cambodian TV station has written a letter of apology to teen singer Autumn Allen after a televised Mother’s Day prank that sparked outrage on social media.