Suhakam calls on PN govt to accede to Icerd, clamp down on hate speech

Modified 21 Mar 2021, 4:13 am

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has called on Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's government to clamp down on hate speech and accede to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Icerd).

In a message commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination which is observed annually on March 21, Suhakam noted with concern the rise in hate speech, especially in online formats...

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