Malaysia has fallen into a political crisis after Mahathir Mohamad let go the prime ministership. A regression in democracy is occurring all over Southeast Asia, including in Indonesia.
DEMOCRACY in Southeast Asia is suffering a setback. Malaysia, deemed a nation with a bright political future after the triumph of the opposition coalition party Pakatan Harapan in the 2018 general election, is now buckling under. This occurred after Mahathir Mohamad, the veteran politician supported by the opposition coalition, resigned as prime minister.
Two years ago, Pakatan Harapan in an unprecedented triumph, beating the Barisan Nasional, t...