Amos Yee jailed four weeks, released today
He has spent over 50 days in remand and his sentence was backdated to June 2
Teenage blogger Amos Yee was jailed four weeks on Monday (July 6).
The sentence was backdated to June 2 as he has spent 50 days in prison.
A report from the Institute of Mental Health found he doesn't suffer from autism spectrum disorder.
It stated Amos had been exposed to the Internet since young, which made it difficult for him to separate truths from untruths.
During sentencing, District Judge Jasvender Kaur also advised Amos to reconsider going back to school for formal education.
Speaking to the media after the hearing, Amos' father Alphonsus Yee said they respected the court's decision and was glad his son and the family could get help as soon as possible.
Amos' lawyer Alfred Dodwell said Amos would be appealing against the sentence and conviction.
Asked about the hunger strike Amos allegedly went on last week, Mr Dodwell said he did not know of anything like that, but said Amos had no appetite.
Read the full report in The New Paper on July 7.
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