Amos Yee, the self-proclaimed genius blogger who is currently being detained in a jail in Chicago has been put in solitary confinement, according to a latest post by the activist in USA, Melissa Chan who is helping the teenage blogger with his asylum bid.
It appears that the teenager blogger has not learnt anything in prison while he was incarcerated in Singapore, not once but twice for similar offences.
According to Ms Chan, Amos was put in solitary confinement 3 days ago after he criticised Muslims & Islam during their Muslim Studies in jail.
Nina Paley, possibly an associate of Ms Chan, posted this:
He attended a Muslim Studies class, in order to “disagree”. There was a “Muslim pastor” from outside (not a prisoner) and about 18 Muslim prisoners in attendance. Amos called Allah a “sky wizard”. He said that if the religion is 5,000 years old then it’s “complete fucking garbage”. (He said “fuck” a lot). He said that the Quran has passages instructing the devout to kill non-Muslims; the pastor handed him the Quran and challenged him to show such passages, and when Amos said “Ok, I will”, the pastor took the Quran back.
The pastor claimed “The Quran was the most respected and popular book in the U.S.”
The pastor said Amos was disturbing the peace or something and got Sergeant R.Henson to sign a form putting him in solitary. Amos is certain that he is in solitary for punitive reasons, not for his own protection.
He has been in solitary for 3 days. He doesn’t know how long he will be there. They don’t let him write, don’t give him paper. They let him out for one hour per day.
Amos was “kicking, screaming, and banging the door yelling “LET ME OUT”, other prisoners heard him, the “police” came, opened his door, took a look, and left.
Surprisingly, Ms Chan, an adult and presumably well-educated activist also shared the following childish plea:
Amos wants us to “tell his story” on Facebook, share with the global secular human rights movement, get on CNN and the Rubin Report. He wants the Rubin Report to interview me and Melissa to tell Amos’s story. “These people don’t know what they’re messing with. We gotta destroy them.” “MAKE IT BIG”. “This is a free speech issue and everyone will be on my side”.
Amos, who is currently at the mercy of USA should seriously learn to keep his mouth shut and not offend the very country and its residents who he is seeking to spend the rest of his life with.
Obviously he should know that or maybe he is too spoiled to think that the world revolves around him?
What do you think?
P/S: Melissa Chan’s message appeared on “Operation Singaporean Freedom: Amos Yee” Facebook page.