Lee Hsien Yang's son says he supports his father and aunt's statement against PM Lee

Lee Hsien Yang's son says he supports his father and aunt's statement against PM Lee
Mr Li Shengwu commented on Singapore's court system in a Facebook post on Saturday (July 15).
PHOTO: YouTube screengrab

Mr Lee Hsien Yang's son, Li Shengwu, says he stands by his father and aunt Dr Lee Wei Ling's statement against Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. He stated in a Facebook post today that "my immediate family has become increasingly worried about the lack of checks on abuse of power".

He added that "the situation is now such that my parents have made plans to relocate to another country, a painful decision that they have not made lightly".

Stating that he usually avoids commenting on Singapore politics, "but this is an exception", Li also shared the statement that his father posted on Facebook on Wednesday.

on Facebook

I generally avoid commenting on Singapore politics, but this is an exception. In the last few years, my immediate...

Posted by Shengwu Li on Tuesday, 13 June 2017

PM Lee's siblings, Dr Lee and Mr Lee Hsien Yang had released a statement  today, stating that they are are "disturbed by the character, conduct, motives and leadership of our brother", and have "lost confidence in him". PM Lee has also responded with a statement on the matter.

In a reply to a comment on Mr Li's post regarding why the story was "not in the news", the 32-year-old stated: "Because the Singapore news is heavily controlled by the government. I'm in a position to know."


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