Najib Razak’s supporters chant outside the Kuala Lumpur Courts Complex in Malaysia on July 28. Before the verdict, Umno had been expected to do well in case of a snap election. Photo: Bloomberg Najib Razak’s supporters chant outside the Kuala Lumpur Courts Complex in Malaysia on July 28. Before the verdict, Umno had been expected to do well in case of a snap election. Photo: Bloomberg
Najib Razak’s supporters chant outside the Kuala Lumpur Courts Complex in Malaysia on July 28. Before the verdict, Umno had been expected to do well in case of a snap election. Photo: Bloomberg

Letters | Who wins and loses after Najib’s conviction in Malaysia’s IMDB corruption trial?

  • Najib and Umno are the biggest losers, risking a party purge and a weaker chance of returning to power
  • Malaysians are among the winners as the verdict restores faith in the rule of law, even against the political elite

Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal
Najib Razak’s supporters chant outside the Kuala Lumpur Courts Complex in Malaysia on July 28. Before the verdict, Umno had been expected to do well in case of a snap election. Photo: Bloomberg Najib Razak’s supporters chant outside the Kuala Lumpur Courts Complex in Malaysia on July 28. Before the verdict, Umno had been expected to do well in case of a snap election. Photo: Bloomberg
Najib Razak’s supporters chant outside the Kuala Lumpur Courts Complex in Malaysia on July 28. Before the verdict, Umno had been expected to do well in case of a snap election. Photo: Bloomberg
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