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After Rome Statute pullout, MP sceptical of refugee treaty being ratified

Susan Loone

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Modified 7 Apr 2019, 3:23 am

After Putrajaya's withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Klang MP Charles Santiago feels that the country will not join others who have ratified the United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of the Refugees.

Speaking at a panel during the 2019 Refugee Festival in George Town yesterday, Santiago said that refugees would now have to depend on other international conventions for the protection of their rights...

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