30 Jan '17, 4pm

[Mothership] Amos Yee posted on Facebook: Short prison stint a ‘non-traumatic mild inconvenience’ https://t.co/q4QqlZ3oDl

[Mothership] Amos Yee posted on Facebook: Short prison stint a ‘non-traumatic mild inconvenience’ https://t.co/q4QqlZ3oDl

Amos Yee, the 18-year-old teenager who ran away from Singapore to seek political asylum in the United States, has been on a Facebook posting spree this past Chinese New Year period. This is despite the fact that the Singaporean male is still currently detained in the McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility in Woodstock, Illinois. Yee had reportedly sought political asylum on Dec. 16, 2016, after he landed at O’Hare Airport in Chicago. In his latest post on Jan. 30, Yee explained that his stint in prison is “simply a non-traumatic mild inconvenience, and not some absolutely life-ruining experience”, which would encourage others in Singapore “to conduct illegal public protests and criticize religion and the government”. A prior post four hours before had the teenager questioning the absurdity of immigration policy in the United States: A few days before, on Jan. 26. Yee h...

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