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Singapore teen charged for anti-Lee, Christianity video

A Singapore court has charged a teenager for a controversial video he posted online. The video was critical of Christianity and the late founder of the nation.

In the clip he posted on YouTube, Amos Yee Pang Sang made a number of unacceptable comments in the video. The 16-year-old said that Lee Kuan Yew (the first Prime Minister of the nation) and Jesus Christ were "malicious."

The video is not available on YouTube anymore. However, copies of the video are being circulated in social media.

Yee was arrested on the day Singapore had an elaborate funeral for Lee who passed away recently.

The boy was charged with insulting the late statesman, insulting Christianity and for allegedly transmitting an "obscene representation" online.

The teenager had previously made headlines with opinionated and controversial videos. He will face up to three years of arrest in case he is found guilty. Amos is freed on bail. He isn't allowed to post anything online pending the case's outcome.