Malaysians head to the streets to call for clean elections

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50,000 Malaysians took to the streets on Saturday, marching towards the royal palace to petition for fairer and clean elections. In the past, there have been allegations that election results have been rigged. The rally was organised by an unprecedented coalition of all five major opposition parties and over seventy NGO’s. The organisation, formed in November last year takes the name Bersih which means clean. They are asking for the King to take a position. The Wire takes a look at the political climate in Malaysia.

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