/ Dec 30, 2016

Singapore activist blogger, 18, seeks U.S. asylum

A Singaporean teenager who became notorious for profanity-laced attacks on the city’s revered late leader, Lee Kuan Yew, is seeking political asylum in the U.S., his lawyer said Thursday. Amos Yee, 18, a filmmaker turned activist who served two jail terms in Singapore for ...

/ May 26, 2015

Tokyo teachers win damages for anthem punishment

The Tokyo District Court has awarded hundreds of millions of yen in compensation to a group of teachers who were punished for refusing to sing the national anthem, the group said Tuesday as it condemned nationalism in education. The court ruled Monday that the ...