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  • 17th September 2013

    Malaysia: Human Rights Watch calls for an end to sodomy law 1

    Human Rights Watch alleges that Malaysia's anti-sodomy laws are being used to persecute opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim

    2:02 PM — The global human rights group Human Rights Watch have called on the Malaysian government repeal the country's anti-sodomy laws, after the government decided to appeal the aquittal of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on sodomy charges.

  • 19th July 2011

    Malaysian trans woman loses court case over gender change 5

    Malaysia does not allow trans people to be recognised in their new sex

    11:22 AM — A Malaysian trans woman has lost her court case to legally change her sex. Ashraf Hafiz Abdul Aziz, 26, had sex reassignment surgery in 2008 in Thailand and hoped to obtain an identity card declaring she is female.

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