On September 23rd the Malaysian Court of Appeal will decide in the case of Lena Hendry from the FreedomFilmFest, one of the members of the Human Rights Film Network. Lena is charged for the screening of a human rights film. If found guilty, she could face three years imprisonment and/ or be fined max. RM 30,000 (US$9,250 approx).
It is the first time that someone is charged for screening a human rights film. Movies that Matter supports the FreedomFilmFest. Find the petition here.