The political secretary to Lim Kit Siang says this is because the country does not practise the jury system.
He said the issue should be discussed more thoroughly and involve more stakeholders.
Using the United States as an example, human rights lawyer says change might come with the next government or even the one after.
The government said it would look into banning the "abhorrent practice" of conversion therapy to "cure" people of homosexuality, which 2% of respondents said they had undergone. Another 5% had been offered it.
The former minister said the prohibition order issued by home minister last month is unreasonable as book has been in circulation since October 2015.
Columnist questions 'Malaysia, Truly Asia' tagline amid reported discrimination against Africans in the country.
Movement says 'Chinese only' or 'Mandarin speaking' criteria in job applications will be illegal should PKR veep Rafizi Ramli's proposal for new law be passed.
Prominent human rights lawyer laments apathy among Malaysians on state of the country, telling them not to complain, if they choose to remain quiet about issues.
Owner says state mufti advised him against the policy two days after Sultan of Johor rebuked a laundrette owner in Muar for taking a similar stand.
Sisters in Islam (SIS) says the growing number of incidences in Malaysia where there is discrimination premised on the Islamic faith, is alarming.
Most of the refusals are from parents in Perak, Terengganu, Pahang, Kedah and Selangor.
Health ministry's Dr Rozita Rahman urges those informed on the importance of vaccination to help disseminate the right information on vaccines.