And the mystery unfolds.
Peter Hu emerged at Rilek1Corner’s Facebook Page to defend himself against allegations on him calling “f**king muslim terrorist“.
For those who did not catch the drama earlier today, Rilek1Corner was informed that Peter Hu who is openly gay, an avid PinkDot SG supporter and an LGBT activist, had previously argued with several anti-PinkDot activists in a Facebook group called ‘We are against PinkDot’. FYI, Peter Hu is also a member of ‘We are against PinkDot’ Facebook group.
Peter Hu had engaged in a sparring with several activists who had supported a pro-family movement led by Pastor Lawrence Khong, and the #wearwhite movement which is an informal grassroots group that encourages Muslims to ‘return to the natural state’.
In his defense, Peter Hu claimed he was unaware of the offensive posting calling our community “f**king muslim terrorist“.
Peter Hu claimed the posting was first sighted in a local HardwareZone Forum and ‘We are against PinkDot’ Facebook group.
In both online platforms, Peter Hu claimed he was unaware of the offensive posting existence until his friends had informed him about it.
Peter Hu blamed the incident on two Facebook personas ‘Panglima Hitam’ and ‘Alfian Lidia Lothbrok’, whom he suspects either one of them Facebook had “hacked” into his account.
UPDATED INFO & CLARIFICATION
Our Muslim brother Alfian Lidia Lothbrok has come clean and cleared the air that he did not “hacked” into Peter Hu’s Facebook account.
In the police report lodged earlier this evening, Peter Hu had earlier mentioned to the police that he suspected ‘Alfian Lidia Lothbrok’ is one of the two suspects who “hacked”into his Facebook account.
Like previous cases such as the recent one on SG Chinese woman @kimmeeoow who called Muslims “terrorists“, “Malays are liability to society” and “scumbags”, Peter Hu also informed the public that his Facebook account was hacked and pleaded to the Muslims that he “will never ever say” such offensive remarks to Muslims after such comments were exposed in public and drew criticisms from the Muslim community.
However, a mismatch in his story unfolds when in his other posting, Peter Hu defended the Chinese for being racist:
“The majority of Chinese Singaporeans are racist. And for that the Chinese community owes a deep apology to the Muslim community. But I too am a minority, & I have never been prejudiced against muslims, who are my friends & brothers. Someone had hacked into my Facebook account. Gays are human too. Live & let live. Peace out.”
Peter Hu also defended the LGBT Muslims and took the opportunity to speak up against #wearwhite movement led by Ustaz Noor Deros:
“I can understand where the #wearwhite campaign is coming from. But what about your Muslim brothers who attended Pink Dot? How do you think they would feel?”
Peter Hu also claimed he had lodged a police complaint to say that he did not post the offensive comment. Peter Hu also claimed that the circulated image was doctored.
Peter Hu is the Director at Amino Bar. Previously, he studied at Yale University and he is an alumni member of Anglo-Chinese Independent.
He is a well-known PinkDot SG fanboy.
We are worried at the increasing number of non-Muslims who say offensive remarks openly and frivolously about both the Malay and Muslim community on social media.
Several people conveniently used the word “hacked” as opposed to unauthorised access.
We also aware that everything has a trace and we wonder what the police forensics team and IT experts are doing about these cases.
Under Singapore law, comments made with the “deliberate intention of wounding the religious or racial feelings of any person” can result in a jail term of up to three years and a fine.
Singapore is predominantly Chinese, but also has large Malay and Indian communities. For historical reasons, the government is generally quick to clamp down on public comments that might create tension between the country’s different ethnic groups.
In 1964, tensions between the Chinese and Malay communities in Singapore twice erupted into riots that killed 36 and left hundreds wounded. Riots again broke out between the two communities in 1969, sparked by violence between Malays and Chinese in Malaysia.
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