Anwar Ibrahim. Photo: AFP

Malaysia’s jailed opposition leader Anwar ‘to be released in days’

Comments by Anwar Ibrahim’s wife Wan Azizah come hours after announcement by newly elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad that the country’s king is ready to issue a pardon

Topic |   Malaysia election

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Anwar Ibrahim. Photo: AFP
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.