Articles tagged 'human rights watch'
Contest at leading Malaysian university led activists to warn that such events could drive LGBT people in the Muslim-majority country to suicide.
Singapore’s ban on foreign companies sponsoring the annual Pink Dot gay-pride event infringes freedom of expression in the city state
The report states that the Japanese government have failed to protect LGBT from bullying in schools, despite a bullying prevention policy
Nisha Ayub has been awarded the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism in Tokyo today, adding to a number of international awards recognising her work for transgender rights
A report by Human Rights Watch reveals that Malaysia's human rights situation deteriorated sharply during 2015
Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, has said that his administration will only be able to uphold human rights within the confines of Islam
Nisha Ayub, who has championed the rights of transgender people in Malaysia for over a decade has received the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism.
The exclusion of LGBT people from the policy will have discriminatory impact and should be reversed, according to its letter to the government
Malaysia's highest court rejected an appeal by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against a 2014 sodomy conviction and upheld a five-year prison term that will likely end a political career marked by controversy.
Malaysian Islamic-purity enforcing police are making it increasingly difficult for transgender men and women to live a life without fear of arrest and harassment in a country where Islam is the official religion.
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