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Anwar denies conspiracy in the delay of his pardon

  • May 17, 2018
INTERVIEW | PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim has denied any controversy in the delay of his full royal pardon. Speaking to Malaysiakini at his home in Segambut today, the day of his release, Anwar also revealed that he has been pardoned on the basis that his second sodomy conviction had been a "travesty of justice." "Dr Mahathir Mohamad told me when he met me that it (the pardon) will be done. The meeting will be convened and the procedural papers will be satisfied by Tuesday, he said.
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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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