• Singapore man granted asylum in US faces child porn charges

    9 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    CHICAGO - A blogger from Singapore who was granted asylum to stay in the U.S. faces child pornography charges, according to prosecutors.
    Amos Yee appeared Friday in court in Chicago on solicitation and possession of child pornography, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. He was being held on $1 million bail.
    If the 20-year-old is convicted, he could lose his asylum status. He was taken into custody Thursday at his Chicago home.
    In 2016, Yee was detained at O'Hare International Airport after fleeing Singapore. His online posts mocking and criticizing the Singapore government twice landed him...
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  • Singapore man granted asylum in US faces child porn charges

    Singapore man granted asylum in US faces child porn charges

    9 days ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - A blogger from Singapore who was granted asylum to stay in the U.S. faces child pornography charges, according to prosecutors.
    Amos Yee appeared Friday in court in Chicago on solicitation and possession of child pornography, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. He was being held on $1 million bail.
    If the 20-year-old is convicted, he could lose his asylum status. He was taken into custody Thursday at his Chicago home.
    In 2016, Yee was detained at O'Hare International Airport after fleeing Singapore. His online posts mocking and criticizing the Singapore government twice landed him...
    Read more ...