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Anwar Ibrahim

Jail holds no fear for me, says Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim after sodomy ruling

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he is disgusted by the control the government exerts over the country's courts but has overcome his fear of returning to jail.

Wednesday, 19 March, 2014, 12:51pm

Rights group urges Malaysia to allow post-election protests

Human Rights Watch on Wednesday condemned criminal charges being brought against organisers of rallies protesting Malaysia’s May 5 election, which the opposition claims was marred by fraud.

5 Jun 2013 - 3:14pm

How they see it

Malaysia's governing coalition extended its unchallenged success in the national elections ever since our neighbouring country's independence from Britain in 1957.

12 May 2013 - 4:00am

Splits emerge within ranks of Anwar's party in Malaysia

Less than a week after Malaysia's opposition led by the charismatic Anwar Ibrahim posted its best election performance yet, dissent has broken out within his People's Justice Party (PKR), worrying his coalition partners.

11 May 2013 - 1:35am 2 comments

Malaysian opposition rally speakers warned of sedition charges

Police said they may pursue sedition charges against speakers at a mass rally organised by Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to protest against alleged election fraud.

10 May 2013 - 2:23am

Malaysia's Anwar vows to present evidence of election fraud

Anwar Ibrahim vowed on Tuesday his Malaysian opposition would soon present evidence of government cheating in bitterly fought weekend elections as he called for a “fierce” campaign for electoral reform.

8 May 2013 - 1:53am 1 comment

Anwar urges protest over 'worst electoral fraud' in Malaysia

Prime Minister Najib Razak was sworn in for a second term by Malaysia's king yesterday, as opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim called for a rally tomorrow to protest at a victory he said was achieved via the "worst electoral fraud in our history".

7 May 2013 - 2:46am

Who said it?

It makes sense that a very large country like China wants to lift its international influence

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius on China's hope to preside over the G20 summit in 2016


They think cycling is only for leisure, not transportation. That's utterly not true

7 May 2013 - 2:22am

Anwar shows no sign of giving up despite defeat

Malaysia's charismatic opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim lost an election many saw as his best shot at becoming prime minister, but he is not going down without a fight. Political observers believe Anwar, 65, will not leave politics despite earlier statements he would step down if his three-party coalition failed to unseat the ruling National Front, which has been in power for 56 years.

7 May 2013 - 2:39am

Najib Razak sworn in as opposition protests Malaysia poll

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak began a second term on Monday after the coalition which has ruled for 56 years held on to power in elections branded as fraudulent by a bitter opposition.

6 May 2013 - 9:21pm