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A US judge has granted a Singapore teen blogger political asylum, calling him a "young political dissident"

A United States judge has granted asylum to Amos Yee, an 18-year-old blogger from Singapore, who has been jailed on two occasions for his public views on religion and politics. 280 more words

Amos Yee asylum: 'Prerogative of the US' to take in people who engage in hate speech, says MHA

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: It is the prerogative of the United States to take in people who engage in hate speech, but Singapore takes a very different approach, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Saturday (Mar 25) evening, in response to media queries after teen blogger Amos Yee was granted asylum in the US. 239 more words

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Amos Yee: Prerogative of the US to take in people who engage in hate speech, says Singapore

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – It is the prerogative of the United States to take in people who engage in hate speech, says the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday, following news that the US has granted teenage blogger Amos Yee asylum. 285 more words

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Inverness District Asylum (former Craig Dunain Hospital)

Inverness District Asylum, otherwise known as the Northern Counties Asylum, opened in 1864. Latterly it was renamed Craig Dunain Hospital and treated patients suffering from mental illness until 2000. 1,782 more words

Scottish Hospitals

Chapter 6, part 3

In which Naj discovers many wondrous things.

Naj stopped in his tracks, openly staring as Nat and Marie danced. The contrast of night and day between them was even stronger than it had been the evening before. 2,967 more words

Book 1

The Lost Children by Helen Phifer

I received this novel as an advanced copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

I really like female detective stories. I like seeing female characters who are giving orders and are smart, brave, and able to stand their ground. 313 more words

Mystery/Thriller