Muslim Transgender and banned in Malaysia

Muslim, trans and banned: In this documentary from 2016 we see religious police patrol the streets to arrest those they claim are posing as women after the government of Malaysia declared transgender people to be against Islam. Human rights groups have previously said Malaysia was one of the worst places in the world to be transgender. Marcel Theroux reported on a community under siege.

This episode first aired on 18/03/2016.

Category: News & Politics

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