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LFL: Is hate against LGBT so strong that gov't will not defend them?

Martin Vengadesan

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Modified 4 Jul 2019, 8:11 am

Lawyers for Liberty has weighed in on Malaysia's vote against the International Labour Organization Convention on Violence and Harassment, saying that Putrajaya and workers' bodies are shirking their responsibilities in defending those under their care.

"It was a very disappointing move by the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) and the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) to vote against the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment, and for the government to abstain from voting," LFL executive director Melissa Sasidaran told Malaysiakini...

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