Fair Election Postponed Is Democracy Denied

By Kee Thuan Chye

September 2011 TALK-TALK ONLY
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Democracy is about voting, and for democracy to be credible, the voting process, from registration of voters to the counting of votes, must not only be clean and fair but be seen to be so as well. This is basic to our understanding of democracy. Yet, compromising the voting process is as much a part of Malaysian politics as suppression of the freedom of speech is.WILL the next general election be fair? This question has become urgent and pressing as claims...

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Kee Thuan Chye

is the author of the new bestsellers Unbelievably Stupid! and Unbelievably Stupid Too!