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Malaysia election: Meet the Pakatan Rakyat coalition

A general election in Malaysia on Sunday could result in the first change of government since the country's independence 56 ago.

During that time the country has been ruled by the same Barisan Nasional coalition, credited with bringing economic development and political stability, but tainted by allegations of corruption.

This time its facing a powerful challenge from the opposition Pakatan Rakyat coalition, led by Anwar Ibrahim.

Jonathan Head reports from Kuala Lumpur.

This is part two of the BBC's Malaysian election coverage where we look at the rise of the Pakatan Rakyat coalition.

  • 02 May 2013
  • From the section Asia
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