Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Bersih 2.0: Summer of Discontent

People took to the streets for different reasons, despite the threat of racial violence, police intimidation and arrest. But the present generation of Malaysians, regardless of race, seem less fearful than the older generation. Bersih 2.0 seemed to have provided them with the opportunity to vent their frustration at the government. This anti-establishment sentiment seemed to prevail among those young demonstrators. Fahmi Reza's political art apparently reflects this sentiment.

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