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Govt mulls banning transgenders from entering FT mosques

The government is looking into emulating Perlis in banning “mukhannath” or transgender individuals from entering mosques in the Federal Territories.

Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) Ahmad Marzuk Shaary said the action of the religious authorities in Perlis was appropriate to maintain the sanctity of the mosques and avoid confusion among the community.

“I am speaking in the context of...

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