Immigration tells gay applicant to repent, rejects travel permit


Chan Kok Leong

A Malaysian who wishes to join his partner overseas where relationship declarations are mandatory but the Immigration Department here does not recognise same-sex relationships. – EPA pic, February 9, 2021.

THE Immigration Department told a Malaysian to “repent” after rejecting his MyTravelPass application to visit his same-sex partner overseas.

The applicant, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told The Malaysian Insight that the department rejected his application on grounds of “Others: Mohon bawa bertaubat” or “Please repent”.


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  • The people who really needs to bertaubat are those religious nutcases who think that they have a god given right to rule over a person.

    Posted 2 months ago by Anonymous 1234

  • With all due respect to religious sensitivities, is the person in the article whose pass was rejected a Muslim? I am just trying to understand if such standard is also applied to non-Muslim Malaysians.

    Posted 2 months ago by Justin Victor