Cries for speedy action over murder grow louder

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12/15/2018

The gruesome murder of a transgender woman has sparked widespread public outrage and calls for justice. Deputy Women, Community and Family Development Minister Hannah Yeoh said what happened to the victim in Klang on Wednesday night, was unacceptable. “I urge the police to expedite investigations and bring those responsible to justice,” she said in a statement posted on Facebook yesterday.  The woman was found unconscious in front of a hotel in Bukit Tinggi at about 7am, on Thursday. Sisters in Islam also condemned the murder of the 32-year-old Sabahan. “We are worried about the rise in hate crimes and hostilities towards minority groups and marginalised communities, which is completely unacceptable.

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