Human rights defender and lawyer Siti Kasim has been charged with “obstruction” in connection with a raid on a transgender event held in April 2016. She could face up to two years in prison or a maximum fine of RM10,000 (USD 2,331) or both, if convicted.
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
- Urging the Malaysian authorities to drop all charges against Siti Kasim immediately and unconditionally;
- Urging the authorities to end the targeting of the transgender community in Malaysia through discriminatory laws, policies and practices;
- Urging the authorities to repeal all discriminatory laws and policies and bring laws and policies into line with international human rights law and standards.
Contact these two officials by 4 August, 2017:
Office of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Main Block, Perdana Putra Building,
Federal Government Administrative Centre,
62502 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Fax: +603 8888 3444
Salutation: Dear Prime Minister
H.E. Ambassador Tan Sri Zulhasnan Rafique,
Embassy of Malaysia
3516 International Court, NW, Washington DC 20008
Fax: 1 202 572 9882
Phone: 202 572 9700
Email: mwwashingto[email protected]
Salutation: Dear Ambassador
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