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We understand that many parties want us to conduct a thorough investigation," Mr Mazlan told a press conference held after an event on Monday.
It is hard to imagine how tough it is living under the heavy gaze of a closed community. Mr Hilman said the police had officially informed Mr Azmin's office of the request on Sunday, and sought a time and date for the statement to be taken. Yet, he still liked life and knew himself as a warrior, who had been defending his sexual identity for many years, fighting against the conservative, cruel and heterosexist structures of society.
The officer took a piece of paper, and surrounded by dozens of refugees he started to read.