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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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PKR’s plan for women

PKR’s plan for women

(Silhouettes by Ervin Bachik and Faakhir Rizvi / sxc.hu) IN early June 2009, Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) announced it would be amending its constitution to include, among others, a 30% quota for women leaders at all levels. PKR’s move likely made it the first party from either the Pakatan Rakyat or the Barisan Nasional to […]

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