When I read about trade deals, I wonder: Will international corporations always get the better bargain? Do American citizens have a constitutional right to protect our air, land, water and other environmental and cultural resources? Where is our democracy?
Malaysia articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for democracy in Malaysia. Malaysia is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, the "2008 electoral gains of the three main opposition parties came despite serious obstacles, such as unequal access to the media and restrictions on campaigning and freedom of assembly, which left them unable to compete on equal terms with the ruling party". Also see our section on World Democracy.
Malaysia and Thailand leading steady decline in Asia internet freedom marking dramatic u-turn
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Close competition has tested Malaysia election results and fragile system of democracy
Crucial Malaysia elections have been ferocious between ruling party and opposition. Malaysia Ruling Party Claims Win Making Opposition Angry at Timing
Election to have wide ranging impact on fast changing country with close call Malaysia election
Upcoming elections are crucial in fast changing society with growing Malaysia youth movement
Dynamic and in midst of massive change, Malaysia’s coming election will be closely watched
Fast changing nation is in need of reform to build government as Malaysia election closely watched