VIDEO: Bridget Welsh on Malaysia’s political transformation

Malaysia after GE14: transition to what?

Barisan Nasional was in power for 60 years. How does an electoral authoritarian regime get defeated, and will similar regimes in the region follow?

GE14 at New Mandala

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One Response

  1. Kit

    Actually Perlis is still under a BN state government, besides Pahang and Sarawak.

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