Warders have been accused of forcing inmates into sodomy
in order to proffer preferential treatment.
Germanos told The Daily Star that "sodomy
is not punishable by law," as Article 534 is not explicit in terms of what kind of relationship can be considered "contrary to nature" and does not distinguish between male and female.
"So here we had a bill that basically legalized sodomy
in my first year as president of the Senate," Miller explained.
He added that during initial probe the arrested accused boys have confessed to have committed sodomy
Shafee's statement today was made after a renewed controversy on the reason for his RM9.5 million payment from Najib in the past, with Anwar questioning the payment allegedly made during the timeframe when Shafee was acting as the lead prosecutor in the Sodomy
Anwar - who has already served one six-year term for another sodomy
conviction that was later overturned - has always insisted he is innocent.
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, center, walks with his wife Wan Azizah as they arrive for his final hearing of his sodomy
conviction in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Tuesday, Oct.
The former Finance Minister was missing with his family ever since the police registered an FIR against him in the sodomy
case on Sunday evening.
is illegal in Muslim-majority Malaysia and punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
This is the second time for Anwar to be charged with sodomy
. He spent six years in prison before his previous conviction for sodomy
was overturned in 2004.
The inspector denied having forced sodomy
with the student.
Dubai A prisoner has been charged with using a phone in police detention to threaten two men and coerce them to waive a sodomy
case against his brother.
An 18-year-old Iranian has been sentenced to die on charges of sodomy
, even though he is not gay, according to his lawyer, Mohammad Mostafai, the attorney who also represents Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, the woman sentenced to be stoned to death who has become an international sensation.
Anwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, will stand trial on charges of sodomy
early next year after his efforts to have the case thrown out were rejected by a top court.
Sexual Hierarchies, Public Status: Men, Sodomy
, and Society in Spain's Golden Age, by Cristian Berco.