Testimonies reveal govt’s failure to protect women, tribunal judges say


Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Human rights advocate Mary Shanthi Dairiam says the case of M. Indira Gandhi (pictured) is just one in which justice has not been served. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 4, 2021.

JUDGES of Malaysia’s first-ever women’s tribunal said that the 26 women who testified last week have endured serious violations of their rights.

They collectively agreed that, although the violations were contextual according to each story, it showed the government’s failure to protect these women.


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