You can play your part to support the #DefendLena Campaign by:

  1. International Friends of Lena Hendry Letter Writing Campaign
  2. Tweet #defendlena to the Attorney General @AGCPutrajaya, Home Minister @Zahid_Hamidi and Prime Minister @NajibRazak
    Suggested messages include:
    • Up to 3 years in jail and/or RM 30,000 fine #DefendLena
    • Screening a documentary is not a crime #DefendLena
    • I should decide what I want to see, not what censors/govt. wants me to see #DefendLena
    • Imposing a permit before any screening is against our basic freedoms #DefendLena
    • The film is available online so why continue to punish Lena #DefendLena
  3. Urgent Action by Amnesty International
    • Urging the authorities to overturn the conviction against Lena Hendry, and to drop all charges against her unconditionally
    • Urging the Malaysian government to drop all charges against other human rights defenders charged under repressive laws that have been used to stifle dissent by judicially harassing human rights defenders for peacefully carrying out their work
    • Urging the authorities to repeal or amend excessive, disproportionate and vaguely drafted laws which violate the right to freedom of expression, such as the Film Censorship Act, and bring them into line with international human rights law and standards. For more information on the Campaign see:
  4. Watch the film yourself and decide

Coming Up:

  1. Forum on The Film Censorship Law
    • Date: 20th March 2017
      Venue and Speakers to be announced
  2. Handing a Memorandum to SUHAKAM
    • Date: 16th March 2017 (Thursday)
    • Time: 2.00 pm
    • Venue:
      Suruhanjaya Hak Asasi Manusia (SUHAKAM) Malaysia
      13th Floor, Menara TH Perdana,
      Jalan Sultan Ismail
      Kuala Lumpur 50250
      Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
  3. Day of Action
    • Lookout for more details online

For more Lena Campaign materials proceed to: Lena Campaign Materials

For more Press Coverage on Lena’s Cases, proceed to: Press Coverage 2017