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Malaysia

Caned for gay sex: Malaysian men’s punishment condemned by rights group

  • Authorities found out about the private event by monitoring messages between the men, then sent 50 officers to detain them, according to a rights group
  • Activists say there is a worsening climate for LGBT communities in the Muslim-majority country, which has harsh punishments for same-sex ties

Topic |   Malaysia
A rainbow pride flag. Photo: Shutterstock A rainbow pride flag. Photo: Shutterstock
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