Statement by DROI Chair Panzeri on Malaysia’s accession to the ICC


Regarding Malaysia's accession to the ICC, the Chair of the EP Subcommittee on Human Rights, Antonio Panzeri, made the following statement:

"We welcome Malaysia's decision to accede to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. This reflects a strong engagement of the country in favour of human rights, the rule of law and justice and sends a clear signal as to the importance of the system of international criminal justice to fight impunity and prevent the most serious crimes under international law."