Should homosexuality be a crime?  

Should homosexuality be a crime in Malaysia? Right now, it is a crime.  Have no doubt about that. But it may not remain so for long. Homosexuality is usually defined as the romantic attraction, or sexual behavior, between members of the same gender.  The Malaysian Penal Code defines it as something entirely different.  It condemns it as an ‘unnatural offence’. Section 377A criminalises it as  ‘carnal intercourse against the order of nature’. The Malaysian ...

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Gerrymandering: Destruction Of A Democracy-101

Is every vote of equal strength? Does every vote, cast at any part of the nation, possess the same effect? Let’s use the 2018 General Elections (GE-14) as an example. The Kapar parliamentary constituency [P109] represents one seat in parliament. The Putrajaya constituency [P125] also represents one seat. What is the difference? Kapar had, in GE-14, 124,983 voters. Putrajaya had 27,314 voters. So, comparing apple-to-apple, for a single parliamentary seat, Kapar had 4.6 times ...

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