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Marginalized groups in Malaysia have sought better treatment under the new government. But after two women were publicly caned on Monday for indulging in same-sex relations, hopes have been dashed for the LGBT community.
Date06.09.2018 | 14:35
Tagsanti-LGBT, caning, Indonesia, LGBT, Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia, Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, public caning, same-sex relations, Shariah
MANY countries have long had female prime ministers, but not Malaysia. The appointment of a female deputy prime minister on May 10th – a day after the country’s momentous 14th general election (GE14) – was a first.
Date05.06.2018 | 12:11
TagsAnwar Ibrahim, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Elle Wong, Empower, Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia, National Council of Women’s Organizations, NCWO, women's rights