A protester holds a sign while taking part in a demonstration to protest the ejection of the democractically elected government in Kuala Lumpur on March 1, 2020, after Muhyiddin Yassin was sworn in as prime minister following the reformist government's collapse. Muhyiddin, a staunch Muslim nationalist backed by a scandal-mired party, was sworn in as Malaysia's premier on March 1 after a reformist government's collapse, but ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 94, slammed the move as illegal. / AFP / Mohd RASFAN
A protester holds a sign while during a demonstration against the replacement of Mahathir Mohamad's government with one led by his former colleague, Muhyiddin Yassin, after the latter joined hands witShow more

After the Mahathir government's fall, Malaysia's reformist politics enters a new era