No gays in Malaysia

Malaysia’s tourism minister said there were no homosexuals in Malaysia. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi caused ripples in Germany after making a remark about homosexuality. “Homosexuality? I don’t think we have such a thing in our country. “I cannot answer whether it’s safe or not,” he was quoted as saying by Berlin daily […]

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People attend the annual Tokyo Rainbow Parade in Tokyo, on May 6, 2018, to show support for members of the LGBT community. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BUREAU

March 6, 2019

Malaysia’s tourism minister said there were no homosexuals in Malaysia.

Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi caused ripples in Germany after making a remark about homosexuality.

“Homosexuality? I don’t think we have such a thing in our country.

“I cannot answer whether it’s safe or not,” he was quoted as saying by Berlin daily Berliner Morgenpost.

Mohamaddin, who was in Germany this month for the ITB Berlin travel fair, was answering a question from a reporter who asked if Malaysia was a safe destination for homosexuals.

 

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