Malaysia can ratify UN convention against torture by mid-2018


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 06 Jul 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia can ratify the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruelty or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Uncat) by the middle of next year, says Uncat committee member Abdel Wahab Hani (pic).

"A reasonable time frame for the ratification would be between six and 18 months as Malaysia is prepared to be part of the convention against torture," he told reporters during a media briefing session at the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia here Thursday.

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