Malaysia-I’m Scared to Be a Woman

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Human Rights Abuses Against Transgender People in Malaysia
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
This report documents government abuses against transgender people in Malaysia. In research in four Malaysian states and the federal territory of Kuala Lumpur, Human Rights Watch found that state Religious Department officials and police regularly arrest transgender women and subject them to various abuses, including assault, extortion, and violations of their privacy rights. Religious Department officials have physically and sexually assaulted transgender women during arrest or in custody, and humiliated them by parading them before the media.
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ISBN: 978-1-62313-1845
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