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Lena Hendry fined RM10,000 for airing documentary

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KUALA LUMPUR: Human rights activist Lena Hendry was fined RM10,000 for airing an uncensored documentary on the Sri Lankan civil war in 2013.

Magistrate Mohd Rehan Mohd Aris meted out the fine after the court had deliberated an appropriate sentence to be imposed on the Pusat Komas programme coordinator.

“After reading the submissions from the defence and prosecution, the court decided to impose a RM10,000 fine on the accused,” he told the packed courtroom.

Lena faces a one-year jail term if she fails to settle the RM10,000 fine.

The court also ordered Lena to settle the fine by today….

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