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Anwar Ibrahim a free man; Najib-linked homes raided by cops

  • May 17, 2018
Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. Anwar Ibrahim a free man PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim was released after serving over three years in prison for a sodomy charge, following a full royal pardon. Anwar told Malaysiakini in an interview just hours later that he was pardoned by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the basis of his second sodomy conviction being a "travesty of justice."Speaking at a press conference earlier, Anwar said he holds no grudge agains
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Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim walks free after royal pardon

  • May 16, 2018
Jailed former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim greets supporters after his released from the Cheras Hospital Rehabilitation in Kuala Lumpur on May 16, 2018.(CNN) - Anwar Ibrahim, a former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister, has walked free after being granted a pardon for sodomy by the country's king, according to Anwar's son-in-law Mohamad Khairul. The pardon potentially paves the way for him to succeed the country's elderly new leader Mahathir Mohamad, who was the surprise victor over former Pr
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