Anwar Ibrahim’s release proves Malaysia is shifting from effective dictatorship to vibrant democracy

Anwar Ibrahim’s release proves Malaysia is shifting from effective dictatorship to vibrant democracy

Posted May 16, 2018 14:40:57 Photo: The reaction to Anwar Ibrahim’s release in Malaysia has mostly been one of jubilation. (AP: Andy Wong) Related Story: Former Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim released after years in prison Related Story: Anwar Ibrahim’s future still in Mahathir Mohamad’s hands It was the most …

Anwar Ibrahim: Former Malaysian opposition leader released after years in prison

Anwar Ibrahim: Former Malaysian opposition leader released after years in prison

Posted May 16, 2018 13:34:27 Former Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim — the man who may replace prime minister-elect Mahathir Mohamad — has just been released from prison. Mr Anwar, who was formerly Dr Mahathir’s political rival, has been promised leadership of Malaysia’s new governing coalition when Dr Mahathir, 92, …

Malaysian King to pardon jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim, PM Mahathir Mohamad says

Malaysian King to pardon jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim, PM Mahathir Mohamad says

Updated May 11, 2018 17:12:01 Photo: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad once had Anwar Ibrahim jailed, now they’re forming an unlikely political alliance with a succession plan. (Reuters) Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says the country’s King has agreed to pardon jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim, paving the way for …

Malaysia’s jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim’s daughter confident of his release

Malaysia’s jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim’s daughter confident of his release

Updated May 11, 2018 21:15:09 Photo: Nurul Izzah Anwar says it is important that any other unfairly detained leaders are also released. (ABC News) The daughter of Malaysia’s jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim is confident her father will be released soon, adding “it’s not easy to trust a former dictator”. …

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad finds unlikely ally in Anwar Ibrahim for shock election win

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad finds unlikely ally in Anwar Ibrahim for shock election win

Posted May 10, 2018 17:34:36 Photo: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad once had Anwar Ibrahim jailed, now they’re forming an unlikely political alliance with a succession plan. (Reuters) Related Story: Malaysia’s Mahathir declares ‘urgency’ to be sworn in today amid raised doubts Almost as extraordinary as the shock election result in …