Plaudits for Federal Court's verdict over 'unnatural sex' law
Published:  Feb 25, 2021 10:43 PM
Updated: 2:43 PM

Amnesty International Malaysia described the Federal Court's decision to strike down a provision of the Selangor syariah law on "unnatural sex" as a watershed moment in the struggle for equality in Malaysia.

However, its executive director Katrina Jorene Maliamauv said LGBTI people remain unequal in the eyes of the law as Section 377A, which criminalises homosexual acts, remains in the Penal Code.

LGBTI stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex.

"It’s important to note that LGBTI people...

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