2 to be caned in Terengganu for lesbian sex


Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community have increasingly faced pressure in the Muslim-majority country in recent years, with officials frequently accused of targeting them. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 14, 2018.

TWO Malaysian women have been sentenced to caning after they admitted having sex in contravention of strict Islamic laws, an official said today, sparking outrage from rights groups.

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community have increasingly faced pressure in the Muslim-majority country in recent years, with officials frequently accused of targeting them.


Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!


Sign up or sign in here to comment.


Comments


  • This is so outrageously screwed-up.

    Posted 3 years ago by Antares Maitreya

  • My religion is mine yours is yours...got it!

    Posted 3 years ago by Abdul Murad Othman

  • Orang Gua Punish cara gua Go ahead cut all limbs on friday cane human backsides But one important thing to adopt pls do not forget to CANE YOUR OWNSELF

    Posted 3 years ago by Tharan Singh

  • My Religion is mine yours is yours ... got it
    YA got it MY RELIGION IS BEAUTIFUL CARING N LOVING COMPASSIONATE TO ALL HUMAN I LOVE MY RELIGION

    Posted 3 years ago by Tharan Singh