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IN Abdul Alif Yazid’s Kifarah, friends in a video conference call witness one of them being murdered on camera. The murderer then forces the others to perform a series of challenges, threatening to expose their secrets if they don’t.

Abdul Alif had the idea for Kifarah in an e-learning class during the movement control order (MCO) as he pondered questions such as: “What happens if you witness a murder during an online video session? How do you know it’s real?”

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