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Covid 19 and Malaysia's Democratic Resilience

Covid 19 and Malaysia's Democratic Resilience
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COVID-19 not only endangers the physical health, job security and social lifestyle of an individual but it also potentially has far reaching consequences for democracy. As more exposed segments of the community fall victim to the serious damage of the pandemic, established systems of democracy can also suffer from the disruption. The response to the crisis has in some cases involved adjustment or even suspension of the core principles of democracy such as accountability, free and fair elections, transparency, prison reforms, media freedom, and protection of minorities.

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