Al-Jazeera Coverage on BERSIH Rally
“This is democracy, Malaysian-style”
Police in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur have used water cannons and fired tear gas to break up one of the country’s biggest anti-government rallies in nearly 10 years.
Tens of thousands of protesters marched in heavy rains to the king’s palace demanding electoral change.
Al Jazeera’s Hamish McDonald reports.