Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim hold a banner  reading 'Free Anwar' during a court case against Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman in the Duta Court Complex, Kuala Lumpur on Febuary 17, 2015. Photo: EPA Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim hold a banner  reading 'Free Anwar' during a court case against Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman in the Duta Court Complex, Kuala Lumpur on Febuary 17, 2015. Photo: EPA
Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim hold a banner reading 'Free Anwar' during a court case against Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman in the Duta Court Complex, Kuala Lumpur on Febuary 17, 2015. Photo: EPA

With Anwar Ibrahim in jail, Malaysia's opposition threatens to fracture

As opposition head serves jail sentence, the loose multi-ethnic political alliance he worked hard to maintain now threatens to fracture

Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim hold a banner  reading 'Free Anwar' during a court case against Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman in the Duta Court Complex, Kuala Lumpur on Febuary 17, 2015. Photo: EPA Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim hold a banner  reading 'Free Anwar' during a court case against Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman in the Duta Court Complex, Kuala Lumpur on Febuary 17, 2015. Photo: EPA
Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim hold a banner reading 'Free Anwar' during a court case against Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman in the Duta Court Complex, Kuala Lumpur on Febuary 17, 2015. Photo: EPA
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