It rarely happens but international magazine The Economist is telling it as it is when it says Prime Minister Najib Razak's credential is intact when handling the recent Bersih rally, and that opposition leader Brother Anwar Bin Ibrahim is condoning violence.
Among others The Economist says: "....and Mr Anwar had some explaining of his own to do. He was caught on video near one of the police barricades talking to one of his colleagues; critics allege that he was inciting supporters to push aside the barriers. Mr Anwar himself says this is nonsense.
Either way, it is clear that Bersih won’t be able to dominate the moral high ground—at least not on the score of one weekend’s theatrics—as they did last year. The campaign for electoral reform goes on, but Mr Najib emerges from this year’s fracas with his reformist credentials essentially intact, not much worse for the wear." Read more here!