Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad waves to supporters in Kuala Lampur while Wan Azizah, wife of long-jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim, looks on during a news conference on May 10. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia’s Mahathir must embrace political reform to empower minority voices

Wong Chin-Huat says Malaysia’s ‘first-past-the-post’ system keeps minority voices from being heard, and the new government should embrace a proportional system that discourages extremism

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Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad waves to supporters in Kuala Lampur while Wan Azizah, wife of long-jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim, looks on during a news conference on May 10. Photo: Reuters
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