Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak (centre) greets his supporters outside the Federal Court in Putrajaya on August 23. Photo: EPA-EFE
Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak (centre) greets his supporters outside the Federal Court in Putrajaya on August 23. Photo: EPA-EFE
Malaysia

With Najib Razak behind bars, could Malaysia’s corruption fight be winnable at last?

  • For the first time ever, an ex-Malaysian PM is serving time in prison for a criminal offence – and Najib Razak still faces multiple other allegations
  • Some see the verdict as just the ‘tip of the iceberg’ and a victory in the fight to clean up the country’s politics, but Mahathir’s not so sure

Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak (centre) greets his supporters outside the Federal Court in Putrajaya on August 23. Photo: EPA-EFE
Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak (centre) greets his supporters outside the Federal Court in Putrajaya on August 23. Photo: EPA-EFE
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