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Tear gas fired on 'Bersih' reform protests in Kuala Lumpur

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Protesters calling for democratic and governance change in Malaysia took to the streets on Saturday for the 'Bersih' protests. The protests are organised by the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections or Bersih (which means "clean" in Malay). The coalition of non-governmental organisations wants to change the current electoral system. Thousands of people took to the streets demanding democratic reforms, and were confronted by police with tear gas and water-cannons. The country's government says the demonstration is unnecessary because it is already overhauling the electoral system.
Protesters calling for democratic and governance change in Malaysia took to the streets on Saturday for the 'Bersih' protests. The protests are organised by the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections or Bersih (which means "clean"...
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