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Malaysian Movement For Free And Fair Elections Goes Global – Connect Asia – ABC Radio Australia – 28 April 2012

Malaysia’s civil society movement for free and fair elections, Bersih 3, has gone global with rallies expected in 79 cities around the world, including in Australia, this Saturday.

Bersih, which means ‘clean’ in Malay, is a movement pushing for a more transparent system ahead of general elections which have to be called by March next year.

Bersih 3 follows rallies in Kuala Lumpur last July when Malaysian police fired tear gas at supporters, estimated at between 10,000 to 50,000.

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