Malaysian Human Rights Commission undertakes study on rights of LGBT

Published: November 19, 2010

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia is undertaking a study on LGBT rights, including a dialogue with various government agencies on Islam and LGBT. This is a small but very significant step for the Malaysian Commission and I believe is a direct result of the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF) regional focus on SOGI and the Yogyakarta Principles. For further information please go to the Commission’s website at: http://www.suhakam.org.my/home. Also for further information on APF intiatives on SOGI please go to: http://www.asiapacificforum.net/issues/sexual_orientation

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