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PAP MINISTERS REFUSAL TO ACKNOWLEDGE GAY VICTIMS IS DISCRIMINATORY

In your carefully worded statement and Facebook postings, you have avoided to state that the deadly violence took place in a gay club where most of the victims are from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. What you might not realise is that when you removed the word "gay", you have erased the identity of the victims and its core connection of that private space. It is denying the general public to have a glimpse or a chance to think about the legal, social and religious discrimination that faced by the LGBT community. For many and including myself, erasure of the identity of the victims in the midst of such a tragedy, is a violence itself.

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