ADDED ON: 09/06/2018

Malaysia Never Supported UN Declarations Protecting LGBTI, Claims Activist

09/06/2018 | Malay Mail

Malaysia has never signed United Nations declarations that prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, a conservative Muslim rights activist said today. Dr Rafidah Hanim Mokhtar, who is president of the anti-LGBT WAFIQ women’s group, claimed that UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which Malaysia signed, did not specify sexual orientation or gender identity as a characteristic protected from discrimination.

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