Campaigners said it was the first time women in Malaysia have been caned for violating a sharia regulation which forbids same-sex relations. Cleveland removes all Chief Wahoo references from Indians gear Even ballpark mustard packaging. Topics Malaysia.
Court official Wan Abdul Malik Wan Sidek defended the punishment, saying it was not as tough as caning carried out for numerous crimes under Malaysia's civil law. Enter code shown: Earlier this month, the outgoing Jakarta governor, a minority Christian, was sentenced to two years in prison for campaign comments deemed as blaspheming the Quran. Sign up now for the latest news from Australia and around the world direct to your inbox. New tape shows RKelly having sex with year-old, says Michael Avenatti.
The punishment sparked a barrage of criticism, with Malaysian rights group Women's Aid Organisation saying it was "outraged and appalled by this grave violation of human rights. CTV National News. Campaigners said it was the first time women in Malaysia have been caned for violating a sharia regulation which forbids same-sex relations. They said the case highlights the worsening climate for gay people in the Muslim-majority country. Updated Updated 4 September