Amos Yee sentenced to 4 weeks in jail

Amos Yee sentenced to 4 weeks in jail
On Monday, his sentence was backdated to June 2, Channel NewsAsia reported.

SINGAPORE - Controversial teenage blogger Amos Yee has been sentenced to four weeks in jail.

On Monday, his sentence was backdated to June 2, Channel NewsAsia reported.

Yee, 16, was found guilty of making offensive remarks against Christians and for circulating an obscene image.

His lawyer Alfred Dodwell said that Yee intends on appealing the conviction, Channel NewsAsia reported.

The teenager was arrested in March, and had been remanded at the Institute of Mental Health for the past two weeks for psychiatric examinations.

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