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‘No refugee forced to strip naked in Malaysia’

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No refugee has been forced to be strip naked at immigration detention centers as claimed in a documentary by Al-Jazeera, said deputy home minister Dr. Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

3 Malaysian Muslims win court bid to cross-dress

Filipino gays and lesbians march with placards on the University of the Philippines campus in Manila on June 28, 2011, as the world celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride. The LGBT group urged President Benigno Aquino to recognise and promote human rights for gays and lesbians. AFP FILE PHOTO

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Three Malaysian Muslim transgenders have won a court bid to challenge a religious law that bans them from cross-dressing. The Court of Appeals said Friday that the Shariah law in Negeri Sembilan state is discriminatory as it fails to recognize men diagnosed with gender identity issues. Judge Mohamad Hishammuddin Mohamad Yunus called the […]

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in World | Read More »

Malaysia’s Anwar makes final appeal in sodomy case

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, center, walks with his wife Wan Azizah as they arrive for his final hearing of his sodomy conviction in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.  AP

Malaysia’s top court on Tuesday began hearing a final appeal filed by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against a sodomy conviction widely regarded as a means to neutralize the threat he poses to the country’s ruling coalition.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

13 Malaysians arrested over IS ‘links’

Malaysian police have arrested 13 people believed to have “links” with the Islamic State, The Star said Wednesday, as concern grows over the extremist group’s appeal in the moderate Muslim country.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Boy accused of repeatedly raping young neighbors

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A 14-year-old boy allegedly raped two young neighbors in the last few months in Kampar town, in the Malaysian state of Perak, China Press reported.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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