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Anwar set to debate motion on Icerd, speaker clips his wings

Koh Jun Lin  |  Published:  |  Modified:

PARLIAMENT | Dewan Rakyat speaker Mohamad Ariff Mohd Yusof has rejected Anwar Ibrahim’s (Harapan-Port Dickson) urgent motion to debate and support the government’s decision not the ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Icerd).

Arif also rejected the de facto Pakatan Harapan leader's move to revive the motion in the assembly, citing a lack of urgency to debate the matter.

“I don’t think this matter needs to be expedited...

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