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Malaysia: Is democracy really dead?

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About 80-100 people comprising representatives of NGOs, activists, university student association leaders, and other members of the public gathered for a peaceful “leaderless” demonstration on 25 February, dubbed “Demokrasi Mati, Ayuh Turun ke Jalan” (Democracy is Dead, Let’s Go to the Streets).

Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan of Astro Awani speak to Fadiah Nadwa Fikri, lawyer and activist, to find out why the organisers of the demonstration characterise the current crisis as “the death of democracy”.

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