Singaporean blogger activist Amos Yee has pleaded guilty to more charges, according to his personal Facebook page. In a short update on on Wednesday, he wrote: “Came back from court, pleaded guilty to all charges for ‘intending to wound religious feelings,’ going to jail in a few weeks.”
He pleaded guilty to three charges of “wounding religious feelings” and two charges of failing to report to police summons in late August.
Yee faced eight charges – two for failing to report for investigations and six for intending to wound the feelings of Christians or Muslims.
Singaporean newspaper The Straits Times reported that each charge carries a maximum penalty of three years in jail and a fine.
The controversial blogger frequently posts videos critical of the government and the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP.) He was convicted in May 2015 of offending the sentiments of Christians in a video comparing Singapore’s founding prime minister Lee Kuan-yew with Jesus Christ. He was also convicted for posting an obscene doctored image of Lee and former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in a sexual position.
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