21-Year-Old Singaporean Charged For Posting Anti-Islam Posts On Instagram


A 21-year-old man accused of posting content against Islam on his Instagram stories, making misogynistic remarks about a rape victim between 2018-19.

According to CNA, Sun Sicong (21) was charged on Monday (Dec 20) with one count each of harassment, uploading online remarks with the deliberate intention of wounding the religious feelings of others and possession of obscene films.

In June 2020, police said that they received many reports about an Instagram user posting insensitive comments and threats that could incite violence against Muslim community.
They arrested Sun on June 8, 2020 and seized his laptop, computer and handphone.

In an Instagram story posted by Sun Sicong with a disclaimer “This is legit”.

He wrote on his story “I just had a dream where I shot up an office building where I only killed Muslims”.

“Somehow my classmates like lan were in dream and I let him go, including every Chinese running past away from me”.

Here’s a screenshot of what he posted on that day :


According to ST, Sun Sicong is said to have committed the offences when he was a Temasek Polytechnic (TP) student. On June 8 2020, TP said in a post on its Twitter page that it takes a serious view of the matter and it will not hesitate to take disciplinary action against the student.

He also allegedly cursed at Islam and it’s “dogmas” and said he was burning Quran and Bible when returned to China, adding “oppressive laws here do not apply to me”, CNA Reported.

Sun Sicong was also accused of posting remarks about rape victim’s recount of the ordeal. In another case, two obscene films were found in his iPhone.

Sun said he wanted to engage a lawyer and intended to plead guilty to two of the charges. He will return to court in January. If convicted of wounding religious feelings, he can be jailed for up to three years, fined, or both.

For making insulting communication, he can be fined up to S$5,000. For possessing obscene films, he could be jailed up to six months, fined up to S$20,000, or both.

Police warning : The police said they take a serious view of acts that have the potential to damage racial and religious harmony in Singapore, and that anyone who makes remarks or takes action that can cause ill will and hostility between races or religions will be dealt with firmly.

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