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In April 2008, charges were lodged against a Singaporean couple, Ong Kian Cheong (50) and Dorothy Chan Hien Leng (45), for distributing Christian publications that allegedly cast Mohammed in a "negative light" (find out more). The couple was found guilty of sedition on May 28, a charge which carries a jail term of up to three years, a fine of up to 5,000 Singaporean dollars (approximately $2,600 CAD), or both. The court claimed that the distributed publications "promoted feelings of ill-will and hostility between Christians and Muslims."

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