Bhutan on Brink of Overturning Same-Sex Conduct Ban

A bill that would repeal parts of Bhutan’s penal code that criminalize same-sex conduct will be introduced in the upper house of Parliament this month. The lower house of Parliament voted in June 2019 to repeal two sections of the country’s 2004 criminal code, which made “unnatural sex” between consenting adults illegal. But before being […]

Malaysia: End Use of Sedition Act

Expand Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad listens to questions during an interview with foreign media on the government’s one year anniversary in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Thursday, May 9, 2019.  © 2019 AP Photo/Vincent Thian (New York) – The Malaysian government should reinstate its moratorium on using the Sedition Act pending the law’s repeal, Human Rights […]