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Tag: Rome Statute

Rome treaty: Mischief triumphs over truth, says Rithauddeen

Kelantan royal and former foreign minister urges Putrajaya to reconsider and to persuade opponents that their position is not affected.

Mahathir had meant a royal personality, says Anwar

In response to speculation that it was someone within Pakatan Harapan, the PKR leader pinpoints a particular 'personality'from a royal family.

Rome Statute withdrawal a regressive move, says Kit Siang

He says the decision was 'forced' upon the government due to the insistence of various parties, who did not fully understand the matter.

Cabinet made decision on Rome Statute according to procedure, says Saifuddin

The foreign minister says the decision was made based on the provisions of the Federal Constitution.

‘Rulers have nothing to fear from Rome Statute’

The Malay rulers are not part of the decision-making process, says Chandra Muzaffar.

Exit from Rome Statute shows govt is weak, says Charles Santiago

He says Malaysia could have played an important role in Asean in punishing those involved in the genocide against the ethnic Rohingya and other forms of extremism.

‘Enforced disappearance’ part of crimes listed under Rome Statute

It is listed among 11 'crimes against humanity' in the agreement which Malaysia withdrew today.

Dr M says forced to quit Rome Statute as ‘one person...

The prime minister says opposition to the international treaty was political.

Malaysia to withdraw from Rome Statute

This follows criticism of the treaty by the Johor palace, among others.

The MP who came in from the cold

Mastura Mohd Yazid has the right to air her views on human rights, sexuality and what not, but she should also show concern over issues closer to her backyard.

No need for consultation on Rome Statute, but room for deliberation

The Conference of Rulers has been invested by the Federal Constitution with a unique and advisory rule.

No need to discuss Rome Statute in Parliament, says law expert

Abdul Aziz Bari says those who are unhappy with the government's move to ratify the international treaty without discussing it in the Dewan Rakyat can take the matter to court.

Signing Rome Statute won’t affect king and Malay rulers, says lawyer

Edmund Bon says people need not worry that the king and the Malay rulers will be affected if Malaysia signs the Rome Statute which governs the International Criminal Court.

Signing Rome Statute not against constitution, government maintains

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says Putrajaya is confident that neither the King nor the Malay rulers will commit any of the four serious crimes contained in the statute.

We have our laws and culture, Umno MP says of Rome...

Mastura Mohd Yazid says what is good for the world may not be suitable for Malaysia.

We still have reservations over Rome Statute, says Dr M

The prime minister says Malaysia wants to ratify the treaty but wants the treaty to be subjected to certain conditions.

Rome Statute won’t affect Agong’s position, minister assures

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says the king cannot be held responsible for the four core international crimes covered by the statute.

Right time to ratify Rome statute

Malaysia should lead all the efforts to pressure the involved party and bring the perpetrators to justice as soon as possible.