Its president Abdul Halim Mansor says certain misconceptions had initially led them to oppose C190.
Critics are using false arguments to oppose Rome Statute, says former diplomat.
He says BN had wanted to ratify the statute but was advised by the then attorney-general that it may contravene the constitution.
It is not just the rally, any incident, especially a clash, that can be shown to reflect a weak government is always useful to the opposition. It was the same when BN was in power; it is the same now that PH is in power.
Since there is no political will by the new government to ratify ICERD, it looks like we are stuck with the never-ending racially defined economic, social and cultural policies for some time yet.
The body, representing former policemen and soldiers, says if the rally organisers insist on holding the rally, the defence forces chief should issue a statement that soldiers will join police to quell any resulting riots.
Ahmad Farouk Musa says peace and stability are of utmost importance.
Party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng says such claims were made for political reasons.
The prime minister says the constitution needs to be amended first and this will be an uphill task.
The country's assembly unanimously backed the ratification of the international trade pact.
Foreign ministry secretary-general Ramlan Ibrahim says it will be done after consulting all the stakeholders.
The prime minister says although the negotiations have been concluded, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership has not been ratified.
A second protest was held today to voice displeasure over plans underway to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD).
Rohingya activist writes to the prime minister reminding him of Pakatan Harapan’s promise to ratify the 1951 Refugee Convention, and urging him to design a clear road map on resolving the refugee issue.
Bantah-TPPA is urging the government to withdraw from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership as it does not protect Malaysia’s interest.
Roger Chan Weng Keng says if the PH government doesn't ratify the treaties, it won't be able to prevent violation of human rights in future.
The international trade and industry minister says the US has been consistent in its stand on the trade deal and has been communicating regularly on its development.
Ministry insists that TPPA negotiations are beneficial to the Malaysian Government in addressing sensitive and critical issues.