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Pink Dot Penang 2014, a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) programme, scheduled to be held in Penang, Malaysia, on March 29 has been cancelled for security and safety reasons.\n

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16th March 2014 01:06

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

Event co-organiser, Suaram Penang, said organisers had decided to cancel the event after considering views expressed by various other organisations.

“Due to concerns over the personal security and safety of the organisers and participants, we have postponed the event indefinitely, ” Suaram Penang said.

Pink Dot Penang 2014 was to celebrate human rights and freedom of expression and it included a workshop and an evening party for LGBT at a leading hotel.