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In U-turn, MTUC supports convention to eliminate violence, harassment at work

Its president Abdul Halim Mansor says certain misconceptions had initially led them to oppose C190.

‘We’ve ratified Genocide Convention which offers no sovereign immunity’

Critics are using false arguments to oppose Rome Statute, says former diplomat.

Najib tells why Rome Statute was never signed by BN govt

He says BN had wanted to ratify the statute but was advised by the then attorney-general that it may contravene the constitution.

ICERD rally: Who stands to benefit?

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.

Malaysia truly racial, the triumph of fascism

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.

Unreasonable to hold Dec 8 ICERD rally, says Patriot

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.

No choice but to axe ICERD after unrest threats, says activist

Ahmad Farouk Musa says peace and stability are of utmost importance.

ICERD: It wasn’t us who raised its ratification, insists DAP

Party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng says such claims were made for political reasons.

Impossible to ratify ICERD, says Mahathir

The prime minister says the constitution needs to be amended first and this will be an uphill task.

Vietnam becomes 7th country to ratify Trans-Pacific trade pact

The country's assembly unanimously backed the ratification of the international trade pact.

Malaysia will ratify ICERD, other rights treaties, UN told

Foreign ministry secretary-general Ramlan Ibrahim says it will be done after consulting all the stakeholders.

Malaysia may ratify trade pact but will seek exemptions, says Mahathir

The prime minister says although the negotiations have been concluded, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership has not been ratified.

Over 2,000 protesters object to calls to ratify UN rights treaty

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 refugees too want PH to fulfil its election promises

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.

PH govt urged to cancel economic partnership pact signed by BN

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.

Lawyer: Ratify 6 human rights treaties now to protect nation

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.

Mustapa raises possibility of US ratifying TPP

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.

TPPA won’t be implemented if US doesn’t ratify it

Ministry insists that TPPA negotiations are beneficial to the Malaysian Government in addressing sensitive and critical issues.