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Current History. 2019; 118809229–234 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.809.229
Published: 01 September 2019
... Mohamad Anwar Ibrahim 229 There is a danger that internal power struggles may cause distractions and derail the project of reformation. Are Malaysia s Reformers Up to the Task? GAIK CHENG KHOO Over the past few years in Malaysia, many citizens took on an active role in a cam-paign to save the...
Current History. 2004; 103673215–220 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2004.103.673.215
Published: 01 May 2004
... publicly humiliated government employees who showed up late to work. Com- plaints were addressed by passing decrees to restrict freedom of the press. A bloodless coup in 1985 ousted the unpopular Buhari and elevated General Ibrahim Babangida as head of Nigeria. Babangida seized power during a time of...
Current History. 2003; 10266027–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2003.102.660.27
Published: 01 January 2003
...), and authoritarianism. Shortly after Saad Eddin Ibrahim a professor of sociology, a human rights worker, and one of Egypt s most vocal democracy advocates specu- lated that Egypt would follow the example of Syria (and Iraq), President Mubarak had him and 27 of his colleagues arrested in June 2000. Saad...