PM: No way to amend Article 153 and ratify ICERD


SERDANG: The Federal Constitution must be amended to ratify the ICERD as Article 153 can be interpreted as giving privileges to the indigenous and be deemed discriminatory, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

“ICERD promotes freedom and less discrimination. Article 153 gives some privileges to the indigenous people, which means some may interpret it as being discriminatory.

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