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90 current and former MPs from 7 countries call for M'sian Parliament to convene

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Modified 17 Feb 2021, 11:06 am

Editor's note: 90 MPs amended to 65 current and 25 former MPs who signed the statement.

The king and prime minister have been urged by 65 parliamentarians and 25 former parliamentarians from seven countries to allow Parliament to continue functioning without restrictions as soon as possible.

In a joint statement today, the multinational group said it is important for Parliament to convene to ensure government accountability, review the emergency measures, protect human rights, and contribute to major policy decisions.

The statement was signed by lawmakers and former lawmakers from Thailand, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Cambodia, Philippines, Singapore, and Myanmar.

"Malaysia’s emergency powers clearly...

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