Prelude to unfree, unfair elections in Malaysia

Campaigning is off to a controversial start in Malaysia ahead of May 9 elections pitting premier Najib Razak’s ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition against ex-premier Mahathir Mohamad’s upstart Pakatan Harapan opposition alliance. Expectations of a tight race abound as opposition parties ramp up their bid to win over voters in key constituencies across the country […]