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Why Malaysia has joined the ICC
Malaysia officially became the 124th State Party to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on March 4. The accession of this important, majority Muslim southeast Asian country is a success for the Court. Two issues have undoubtedly played a role in Kuala Lumpur's decision: the destruction of a Malaysia Airlines aircraft over Ukraine in 2014; and crimes committed against the Rohingyas in Myanmar.
by Max Constant, correspondent in Bangkok
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