Press Statements

MACSA welcomes Malaysia’s accession to the Rome Statute

The Malaysian Alliance of Civil Society Organisations in the UPR Process (MACSA), a coalition of 52 civil society organisations, welcomes the accession to the Rome Statute by Malaysia, which shows the continued commitment of all segments of our multi-ethnic society to promote justice and rule of law without fear nor favour in the fight against callous impunity, in particular for war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide and the crime of aggression. We congratulate the substantial efforts of civil society organisations, parliamentarians, the Government and the media, whose joint commitment to this end was crucial to move forward the entire process that led today to the achievement of this result. Malaysia’s accession to the Rome Statute, which brings the total tally to 3 out of 10...

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