EU calls for five gay men sentenced to jail, caning in S’gor to be released


PETALING JAYA: The European Union has called for the five Malaysian men who were sentenced by the Syariah Court to jail and caning for attempting to have same-sex relations to be released immediately.

The European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy spokesman Maja Kocijancic said the human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons are protected under existing international human rights law and relevant international conventions.

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