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Film Censorship Act is a bad law, says activist

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ivy-josiahPETALING JAYA: Human rights activist Ivy Josiah has condemned the Film Censorship Act as a bad law for criminalising freedom of expression.

Commenting on the conviction of fellow activist Lena Hendry, Josiah questioned the “persecution” for airing a documentary on the Sri Lankan civil war.

“What she did was deemed as a crime, that is, for not getting the necessary approval to screen a movie.

“The law itself is a bad law, and Lena may end up in jail or paying a fine for that,” she said at a press conference in Pusat Komas here today.

Last The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka”.

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