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Gov't will not ratify Icerd, PM reiterates

Geraldine Tong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

In the wake of the rally against the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Icerd) today, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad reiterated that the government will not ratify the treaty.

He said this is because the treaty does not allow the government to provide affirmative action based on race...

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