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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Fourteen people were wounded early Thursday when a suspected hand grenade exploded in a tourist section of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, police said.