Malaysia’s Stolen Democracy: Local Government
Years of neglect have eroded accountability and public scrutiny
By: Murray Hunter
Local government in Malaysia today is in crisis, run by a privileged group of apparatchiks, insulated from public scrutiny and accountability, who know there is little likelihood of having to answer for any wrongdoing. No checks and balances exist at the local government level, with three major consequences – lack of representative gove…
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