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Friday August 23, 2013 MYT 1:14:00 PM
Friday August 23, 2013 MYT 11:16:57 PM
by maizatul nazlina
Judge Murtazadi Amran fixed the date after counsel Chong Joo Tian told the court that he had filed an application in the High Court to challenge the validity and constitutionality of Section 298A of the Penal Code, which covers charges for causing disharmony, disunity, or feelings of enmity, hatred or ill-will on grounds of religion.
Chong said that the High Court had yet to fix the date to hear on the matter.
On July 18, Tan, 25, and Lee, 24, claimed trial to charges under the Film Censorship Act, Sedition Act and Penal Code.
They were accused of displaying pornographic images on their blog between July 6 and 7.
For the second charge, they were accused of uploading content that has the possibility to stir hostility based on religion between those with different beliefs at a restaurant in Jalan Dang Wangi here between July 11 and 12.
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