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Is a New Era Dawning for Malaysian Civil Society?
May 24, 2018
Is a New Era Dawning for Malaysian Civil Society?
“The next year will be critical to build on the public momentum for change.”
Is a New Era Dawning for Malaysian Civil Society?
Malaysia and Mahathir: The Doctor Is Still in the House
September 02, 2015
Malaysia and Mahathir: The Doctor Is Still in the House
The revival of populist former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad comes at a price for the people of Malaysia.
Malaysia and Mahathir: The Doctor Is Still in the House
An Arab Spring for Southeast Asia?
July 02, 2012
An Arab Spring for Southeast Asia?
In Burma, Malaysia and Indonesia there are encouraging signs of citizens standing up for themselves.
An Arab Spring for Southeast Asia?
Malaysia's Summer of Discontent?
May 14, 2012
Malaysia's Summer of Discontent?
Malaysians are showing growing signs of frustration with their leaders. But can this be turned into poll gains?
Malaysia's Summer of Discontent?
Bersih Gets Bigger
May 04, 2012
Bersih Gets Bigger
Support for Malaysia’s Bersih 3.0 rally was massive, with protests across the country. But what comes next?
Bersih Gets Bigger
Malaysia Rally Turns Ugly
April 29, 2012
Malaysia Rally Turns Ugly
Police turned on tens of thousands of protesters demonstrating for electoral reform in Malaysia on Saturday. It might not help the government’s image ahead of elections.
Malaysia Rally Turns Ugly
Malaysia’s Dubious Voter Numbers
April 28, 2012
Malaysia’s Dubious Voter Numbers
The Bersih rally planned for this weekend is set to target electoral irregularities. There are plenty to consider.
Malaysia’s Dubious Voter Numbers
Malaysia’s Dubious Voter Numbers
April 28, 2012
Malaysia’s Dubious Voter Numbers
The Bersih rally planned for this weekend is set to target electoral irregularities. There are plenty to consider.
Malaysia’s Dubious Voter Numbers
A Year of Protest
December 31, 2011
A Year of Protest
The Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street protests may have captured the headlines. But don’t forget about Asia.
A Year of Protest
Top 10 ASEAN Stories of 2011
December 23, 2011
Top 10 ASEAN Stories of 2011
From floods, to elections to a shameful attack in London, The Diplomat picks its top stories from Southeast Asia.
Top 10 ASEAN Stories of 2011
Malaysia's Troubling
December 05, 2011
Malaysia's Troubling "Peace" Bill
Malaysia has passed a bill that is supposed to ensure peaceful assembly. Critics say it’s a crackdown on freedom.
Malaysia's Troubling "Peace" Bill
November 14, 2011
Sex, Politics & Seksualiti Merdeka
Malaysia’s decision to ban the Seksualiti Merdeka sexuality festival was depressingly intolerant.
Sex, Politics & Seksualiti Merdeka
Najib to Nix Controversial Laws
September 27, 2011
Najib to Nix Controversial Laws
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he plans to abandon the controversial Internal Security Act.
Najib to Nix Controversial Laws
Najib, the Queen and the Pope
July 19, 2011
Najib, the Queen and the Pope
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s Europe tour is dogged by questions over a crackdown on the Bersih rally.
Najib, the Queen and the Pope
Malaysia's Winter of Discontent
July 12, 2011
Malaysia's Winter of Discontent
Malaysia’s crackdown on the Bersih rally is condemned by rights groups. But Prime Minister Najib Razak stands firm.
Malaysia's Winter of Discontent
Malaysia Rally Turns Ugly
July 09, 2011
Malaysia Rally Turns Ugly
Police in Kuala Lumpur fire teargas to disperse thousands who defied officials to join an anti-corruption rally.
Malaysia Rally Turns Ugly
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