Rosmah Mansor Defends ASEAN Human Rights Clause

Malaysia's First Lady Rosmah Mansor

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — In the wake of the controversial endorsement this week of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, the wife of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak defended her country’s insistence on preserving the document’s “public morality” clause, which rights groups have condemned as subjective and discriminatory against women and sexual minorities.

Read more in from Claire Knox The Phnom Penh Post.

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