PM calls for tougher stance against hate speech in Asean

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PM Muhyiddin Yassin has called for Asean to have a tougher stance against hate speech on gender and sexual orientation, amid calls from a minister in his cabinet to increase punishment towards Malaysia’s LGBT community. BFM speaks to human rights lawyer Andrew Khoo to understand what the Constitution says when it comes to discrimination and hate speech on gender and sexual orientation.

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Presented by Lee Chwi Lynn and Sharmilla Ganesan

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