Liberalising an authoritarian electoral regime

comments     William Leong Jee Keen     Published     Updated

MP SPEAKS As political parties gear for the final stretch to the 13th general election, Malaysians must not forget that our country is not a democracy.

It is an electoral authoritarian regime - one that uses a democratic façade to cover authoritarian rule. The pretense of holding elections is 'the lipstick on the crocodile'.

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