Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Reuters

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad rejects caning of lesbians, says it runs counter to ‘compassion of Islam’

Mahathir’s government has appeared divided about the LGBT community, while the premier himself had been silent on recent attacks on transgender people and marginalised groups in the Muslim-majority country

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Reuters
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