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Former deputy speaker of Malaysian parliament: The West takes electoral democracy as a 'one size fits all' benchmark

Updated 22:57, 20-Mar-2024

The third International Forum on Democracy: The Shared Human Values kicked off in Beijing on Wednesday. Ong Tee Keat, a former deputy speaker of the Lower House of the Malaysian Parliament, said, "The coercive transplant of electoral democracy, either through military intervention or brutal regime change,' as initiated by Washington in the developing world, has only added more failed states and ensuing humanitarian disasters to the list."

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