Hu­man Rights gath­er­ing post­poned for se­cu­rity rea­sons – IGP

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KUALA LUMPUR: Risks to the se­cu­rity of Prime Min­is­ter Tun Dr Ma­hathir Mo­hamad and the pub­lic are among the main fac­tors the 2018 In­ter­na­tional Hu­man Rights Day cel­e­bra­tion sched­uled to­day is post­poned, said In­spec­tor-Gen­eral of Po­lice Tan Sri Mo­hamad Fuzi Harun.

He said the po­lice had ad­vised the or­gan­is­ers to post­pone the event fol­low­ing the ‘thank­ful­ness’ gath­er­ing to fete the move by the govern­ment to re­ject the rat­i­fi­ca­tion of the In­ter­na­tional Con­ven­tion on the Elim­i­na­tion of All Forms of Racial Dis­crim­i­na­tion (ICERD) which would take place on the same day.

Umno pres­i­dent Datuk Seri Dr Ah­mad Zahid Hamidi and PAS pres­i­dent Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang ad­dress­ing the crowd at the assem­bly to re­ject the In­ter­na­tional Con­ven­tion on the Elim­i­na­tion of All Forms of Racial Dis­crim­i­na­tion (ICERD) at Dataran Merdeka yes­ter­day. - Ber­nama photo

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