International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination

Malaysia backtracks on anti-discrimination convention

Malaysia backtracks on anti-discrimination convention

  • The Mahathir Mohamad-led administration had originally vowed to ratify all UN conventions at the UN General Assembly in September
  • Australian professor says Malaysia's wavering stand will embolden right-wing Malay groups and pressure the government to drop plans to reform repressive laws
By  NOR ARLENE TAN ·