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Mahathir rejects LGBT rights

Malaysian premier urges students not to adopt western values blindly

Speaking to students at Chulalongkorn University, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said that same-sex marriage has no place in his country. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

BANGKOK -- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad voiced his government’s rejection of gay rights in a lecture he gave to university students in Bangkok on Thursday.

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