Rome Statute: Decision to accede was made by BN


  • Nation Premium
  • Sunday, 28 Apr 2019

PETALING JAYA: A former head of the Research, Treaties and International Law Department has made known how the Rome Statute became a political hot potato due to vested interests – critics who ironically had agreed to its ratification eight years ago.

Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin, who was the department head in 2011, presented the instrument to accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to the Cabinet under then prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and government agencies.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Govt to decide on whether to maintain ceiling price of chicken Premium
PM personally donates a house to needy family in Kelantan Premium
Prison officer gets 10 years’ jail, six strokes for sexually harassing teen Premium
WHO member states should disclose key info on vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics, says Khairy Premium
Fewer road accidents during this Raya period in Johor compared to 2019, says state police chief Premium
Govt has distributed RM20.5mil to 'murabbi ummah' in Federal Territories, says Minister Premium
Chicken export ban to be reviewed once domestic supply stabilises, says Kiandee Premium
Six contractors fined for falsifying bank statements to secure tender Premium
Ahmad Zahid denies committing CBT, says YAB funds transferred to legal firm as officer found negligent Premium
Use IoT and AI to improve food security in Malaysia, says Dr Adham Premium

Others Also Read