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Facing possible jail time, Lena's main worry is dad finding out

Alyaa Alhadjri  |  Published:  |  Modified:

MALAYSIANS KINI While Pusat Komas’ Freedom Film Festival director Lena Hendry may be an internationally recognised human rights defender, the KL-born is more comfortable away from the spotlight.

This despite the recognition from Amnesty International and other global NGOs, and a letter of support for her signed by Academy Award winners, after Lena was charged under the Film Censorship Act 2002.

It is hard to believe she has a jail term hanging over her head, merely for screening an award-winning documentary ‘No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka’ on July 3, 2013, in Kuala Lumpur.

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