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Rethinking Malaysia’s sodomy laws

Rethinking Malaysia’s sodomy laws

THEY’RE colonial relics, they’re rarely invoked, and other Asian countries have effectively taken them off the books. But because Malaysia’s sodomy laws are tangled up in politics and religion, they’re probably not going anywhere for a while. In 2007, Singapore modified their sodomy laws, expressed in Section 377a of the island-state’s Penal Code, to exclude […]

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Unraveling Pakatan’s Penanti win

Unraveling Pakatan’s Penanti win

Mansor celebrating his win in the by-election WITH Penanti, the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) has added yet another convincing victory to its already impressive by-election resumé. Doubtless, many are viewing Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) candidate Dr Mansor Othman’s thumping 5,558 winning majority as par for the course in PR’s onslaught on Malaysian politics. Rohana AriffinSupport for […]

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PKR to lodge police report against Khairy (Updated)

PKR to lodge police report against Khairy (Updated)

Khairy Jamaluddin Updated 4.25pm, 29 May 2009 BUKIT MERTAJAM, 29 May 2009: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) is mulling lodging a police report against Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin for allegedly inciting Penanti voters not to vote in the by-election. PKR said Khairy’s comments, as reported in the Malay-language daily Sinar Harian on 28 May in […]

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