KOTA TINGGI: Storing photographs and videos in his mobile phone landed an Indian national in jail yesterday, The Star reported.

Screening rejected films, possessing, selling, or even owning them in private is forbidden and strictly enforced and can be punished with severe fines, up to 20 years imprisonment or both.

Banned due to its title and subject matter not being halal (pigs—whether or not they're used as food—are considered highly taboo in the Muslim religion, of which Malaysia has a sizeable population).

“However, this does not mean that censorship equipment is not present in the country, but just that these particular tests were not able to highlight its presence.” “Middle boxes” refer to software which can be used for censorship and traffic manipulation in a network.

The study was conducted by testing a list of commonly searched website addresses in Malaysia through OONI’s free test software from September to November this year.

This is a list of films banned (Rejected) in Malaysia.

Films that are assigned the "Tidak Diluluskan Untuk Tayangan" category by the Film Censorship Board of Malaysia are banned for sale, possession, distribution and screening.

Released direct-to-VHS when the ruling was overturned almost a year later.banned based on 18 counts of incidents shown in the film depicting the country "in a bad light" for cultural, ethical, and racial reasons.

However, they later allowed the film to be screened in the country after Tsai agreed to censor parts of the film according to the requirements of the Censorship Board.shown in local cinemas on 24 January 2013, but the approval was withdrawn the next day, in accordance with a directive from the Home Ministry following concerns from the public that the film portrays Islam in a negative light.

A website critical of Islam titled “Religion of Peace” was also blocked by the ISPs, it said.