I will never surrender ��� Anwar Ibrahim
This is a complete fabrication, coming from a political conspiracy to stop my political career. You have not given proper consideration to the case presented by my counsel from day one ��� that this incident never happened at all. I can go on and on but.
Malaysian Opposition Leader Face Charges Over Street Protest
KUALA LUMPUR -- The Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim and another leader of his party were expected to be charged Tuesday in relation to a protest last month in which the police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse thousands of demonstrators calling for free and fair elections. Mr. Anwar and Azmin Ali, deputy president of the Peoples Justice Party, received a summons on Monday informing them that they would be charged in court Tuesday morning, said Ibrahim Yaacob, Mr. Anwars chief of staff.
Affair Claim Could Disrupt Sodomy Trial
Anwar Ibrahim, an opposition leader, filed a complaint after a Web site asserted that the man who accused him of sodomy had an affair with a prosecutor.
Whatever the verdict, there is no going back - Anwar Ibrahim
By JOHN R MALOTT, former US ambassador to Malaysia. Feb 10 is V-day ��� Verdict Day. Thats when we will learn whether Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim will be found guilty in a trial that governments and human rights��.
Is ANWAR IBRAHIM going to jail? | Malaysia Today
(Malay Mail Online, 7 March 2014) ��� Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was today sentenced to five years jail after the Court of Appeal overturned his previous sodomy acquittal, ruling that the trial judge erred in rejecting the DNA��.
IPU Press Office: Calls for action on human rights abuses of.
The Committee, which reviewed the situation of 301 MPs from 40 countries, expressed deep concern over developments in Malaysia where a lawyer for opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is facing sedition charges. With a final��.
Malaysia Court Rejects ANWAR IBRAHIMs Appeal Against Sodomy Conviction
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia���Malaysias highest court rejected opposition leader Anwar Ibrahims final appeal against his conviction on sodomy charges and sentenced him to five years in prison, capping a long and divisive trial that is reshaping the countrys .
Malaysian State Cited by Opposition Politicians as Model for Future
Penang’s economic success is being used as an example of how corruption could be eliminated if they took over the reins of government.
Malaysian Opposition Leader Denies Protest Charges
The opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim, accused of inciting protesters to break through barriers, says the prime minister is using the courts to intimidate him.. Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim pleads not guilty to charges related to his involvement in a protest calling for free and fair elections; condemns charges as political intimidation.
Malaysian Cartoonist Draws Attention of Police With Anwar Ibrahim Book
KUALA LUMPUR���Malaysian cartoonist Zunars doodlings arent much of a joke for the countrys rulers. For years, he has poked fun at figures of authority, including Prime Minister Najib Razak and former premier Mahathir Mohamad, becoming part of the .
Malaysian Seeks End to Decades of Firm Rule
Malaysia’s governing coalition is facing the very real possibility of losing its grip on power to the opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim.
Anwar Ibrahim: kalau mahkamah bebas, saya bebas.
Anwar Ibrahim: kalau mahkamah bebas, saya bebas. Kadir Jasins strange confession �� If the court is free then Anwar Ibrahim will be free �� Why Anwar is a Brutus to Hadi �� Is Anwar Ibrahim going to jail? PasMa: Pas Baru��.
Judgement day for Anwar Ibrahim
KUALA LUMPUR: After 16 years of the back and fro of Malaysian courtrooms, 67-year-old Anwar Ibrahim will finally on Tuesday (Feb 9) find out if he will have his freedom once and for all. If the federal court dismisses his appeal and upholds his sodomy .
Politicians react on Twitter to courts decision on Anwar
Politicians, almost all of whom are from the Opposition, are discussing the judgement of the Federal Court which dismissed Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahims appeal of the High Courts decision which found him guilty of sodomy. Among the .
Chronology of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahims sodomy II trial
Nov 7, 2014: THE Federal Court reserved its judgment on opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahims sodomy conviction and five-year jail sentence. The five-man bench, chaired by Chief Justice Tun Arifin Zakaria, deferred their verdict after thanking.
Malaysian Court Convicts an Ex-Official
A former deputy prime minister was convicted today of sodomy, a widely expected verdict that ended Anwar Ibrahims two-year battle against what he has called a political conspiracy against him. High Court Judge Ariffin Jaka announced his ruling in a packed courtroom. Lawyers for both sides went immediately into sentencing hearings.. Anwar Ibrahim, former deputy prime minister, is convicted by Malaysian court of sodomy in widely expected verdict that ends his two-year battle against what he says is political conspiracy against him; is sentenced to nine years in prison (S)
I am innocent. I will not accept any decision except freedom - Anwar Ibrahim
PETALING JAYA: Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim arrived at Padang Timur, here tonight to attend a dinner gathering organised by Pakatan Rakyat. Over 2000 people were at the dinner and it is expected that more will attend as a show of.
Governments statement on ANWAR IBRAHIM
Malaysia has an independent judiciary, and there have been many rulings against senior government figures. ���The police report against Anwar Ibrahim was brought by a private individual ��� Anwars employee and personal assistant ��� not by the government.
A report in the World Briefing column yesterday about the sodomy trial of former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim of Malaysia misstated the name of the Prime Minister. He is Mahathir Mohamad, not Mahathir Mahathir.. Correction of article in June 15 World Briefing column on sodomy trial of former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim of Malaysia
In Malaysia, Obama Works to Mend Troubled Ties
President Obama’s visit to Malaysia underscored the change in the country’s attitude toward the United States, from deep suspicion to a desire for cooperation.. Diplomatic Memo; Pres Obama visits Malaysia in support of countrys evolution into more open, democratic society, as well as improving relations with United States; trip marks first visit from top American official since 1998 and first presidential visit since 1966.
As Trial Nears End, Opposition Leader Vows No Surrender
While calling the verdict in his trial on sodomy charges a politically motivated foregone conclusion, Anwar Ibrahim said his party must continue to move forward.
Malaysias opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim faces final judgement in sodomy case
Malaysias highest court will deliver a decision on Tuesday on an appeal against a sodomy conviction by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, with a ruling against him likely meaning a five-year prison term that would stymie his political ambitions. Anwar.
steadyaku47: Next Week Will be About ANWAR IBRAHIM. I Say.
But next week is about Anwar Ibrahim. For me next week will be surreal for I could never imagine Anwar going through another period of incarceration after the last one.after the Pakatan Rakyat he led in the last general��.
Will Any Of These Guys Be The One To Succeed Anwar.
Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahims appeal to overturn his sodomy conviction began on 28 October last year and ended on November 7. Tomorrow, after what seems like an eternity, we will finally get the result.
Malaysians Go to Taiwan Amid Strife
The Malaysian ruling party’s trip was widely interpreted as a desperate effort to try to stop lawmakers from shifting their support to a prominent opposition figure.
Malaysian Courts on Trial: The case of ANWAR IBRAHIM.
I have been a trial observer in Anwar Ibrahims sodomy trials since 1999. In fact, I have only missed to observe his trial once -that was when the Malaysian Court of Appeals overturned the High Courts previous decision��.
Guilty or not, Anwar Ibrahim saga ends today
In 2013, Malaysias opposition alliance Pakatan Rakyat (PKR), led by the veteran politician Anwar Ibrahim, came very close to winning the general election. It won the popular vote against the governing coalition, Barisan Nasional, which has been in.
Malaysia top court upholds ANWAR IBRAHIMs sodomy conviction
Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim waves Peoples Justice Party flag, center, in front of the Palace of Justice at Putrajaya, Malaysia, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Malaysias top court has rejected a final appeal from Anwar and sent.
Islam a victim of global terrorists ��� Anwar Ibrahim, Felix.
We Muslims are not accustomed to speaking out while brandishing our faith like a banner. But we understand some of the questions that are arising throughout the world, and it is in light of the latter that we are speaking up��.
D-day for ANWAR IBRAHIM
PUTRAJAYA: Police have set up fences around the Palace of Justice since early morning ahead of the Sodomy II verdict on Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Hordes of reporters, photographers and videographers began to converge in front of the complex since .
A chronology of Anwar Ibrahims second sodomy case.
Bernama. Tomorrow, the Federal Court in Putrajaya is to pronounce its verdict in the final appeal by Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to set aside his conviction and five-year jail sentence on the charge of having��.
Malaysian Opposition Leader Sentenced in Sodomy Case
An appeals court gave Anwar Ibrahim a five-year term a week before he was expected to register for elections.. Malaysian appeals court sentences opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to five years in prison on charges of sodomy, illegal in Malaysia; ruling comes one week before Ibrahim was expected to register for elections; critics argue that conviction is attempt to block oppositions ascendancy at time when governing partys popularity is waning.
Malaysias Top Court Upholds Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahims Sodomy.
Malaysias Top Court Upholds Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahims Sodomy Conviction. PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia ��� Feb 9, 2015, 11:14 PM ET. Share. 0. Share on email. Associated Press. Malaysias top court upholds opposition leader Anwar Ibrahims sodomy .
Anwar Ibrahim, on eve of verdict: We will continue the struggle
Mr Anwar was the ruling partys rising star in the mid-1990s before he fell out with then Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Since then, the former Deputy Prime Minister has been beset by legal problems and spent several years in prison after being.
A conversation with ANWAR IBRAHIM | - Foreign Policy
Late last year, my colleague Blake Hounshell and I sat down with Anwar Ibrahim here in Washington, where he was attending a conference on inter-religious understanding. The Malaysian opposition leader (who is #32 one��.
Malaysia: Conviction of Anwar Ibrahim ���a new low for. - FIDH
���The endless judicial persecution of Anwar Ibrahim is an intolerable blot on the Malaysian judiciary,��� said FIDH President Karim Lahidji. ���Todays shocking conviction of Anwar Ibrahim is the latest chapter of the ruling��.
Malaysia Top Court Upholds ANWAR IBRAHIMs Sodomy Conviction
Malaysias top court on Tuesday upheld opposition leader Anwar Ibrahims sodomy conviction and sentenced him to five years in prison, a verdict he slammed — while standing in the dock — as the murder of judicial independence and the result of a political conspiracy.
Malaysia Is Tense Awaiting Verdict in Former Officials Case
Friday was to have been a day of reckoning for the leader of Malaysias reform movement, Anwar Ibrahim. Given the furies that have swirled around Mr. Anwar for the last two years, it could have been a day of reckoning for his country as well. But on Thursday, the judge in his trial on sodomy charges unexpectedly delayed the verdict. Now, a tense air of expectancy has descended on this city. From office suites to roadside food stalls, people are debating why the judge did not hand down his ruling as scheduled.. Tense air of expectancy descends on Kuala Lumpur as judge in trial of Anwar Ibrahim, leader of Malaysias reform movement, on sodomy charges unexpectedly delays verdict (M)
Malaysian Figure to Call Premier in Sodomy Case
The trial of the Malaysian opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim, on sodomy charges was adjourned before proceedings started, but he said he would subpoena the prime minister.
Malaysian Muslims Rally for Accused Ex-Official
Hundreds of supporters of former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim staged an illegal march and rally around a mosque late today, defying an earlier show of armed might by the police. After evening prayers, people shouted slogans demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and raised pictures of Mr. Anwar, who goes on trial on corruption charges on Monday, two months after being dismissed by Mr. Mahathir.. Malaysian supporters of former Deputy Prime Min Anwar Ibrahim stage illegal march and rally around mosque, defying police; Anwar is to be tried for corruption and sexual misconduct (S)
Malaysians Accuser Recants Sex Charge
In an unexpected courtroom reversal, the main witness against former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim today denied his earlier testimony that Mr. Anwar had sexually assaulted him. Azizan Abu Bakar, the former driver of Mr. Anwars wife, has for the last week testified that Mr. Anwar repeatedly forced him into sodomy, a crime here. But when the trial resumed after the weekend recess, he told his cross-examiner that he had not been sodomized.. Main witness against Malaysias former Deputy Prime Min Anwar Ibrahim recants earlier testimony at trial in Kuala Lumpur that Anwar had sexually assaulted him (S)
5 years jail for Anwar as Malaysia upholds sodomy verdict
In this photo, Malaysian Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim speaks in front his supporters ahead of his sodomy trial verdict during a gathering in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,09 Febuary 2015. Fazry Ismail/EPA.
Anwar Ibrahim begins appeal against sodomy conviction.
Anwar Ibrahim begins appeal against sodomy conviction. Malaysian court hears opposition leaders final challenge to charge that is widely seen as politically trumped up. Anwar Ibrahim and his wife, Wan Azizah, arrive at the��.
Malaysian Opposition Leader Begins Defense
The Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim began his defense in his sodomy trial, declaring the charges “a vile and despicable attempt at character assassination.”
Freed Malaysian Reflects on Rift Between Muslims and the West
When he was the confident, globe-trotting deputy prime minister of Malaysia, Anwar Ibrahim was often called the modern face of Islam. Now free after six years in prison -- on what he has always maintained were trumped up charges of sodomy -- Mr. Anwar speaks in a faint, raspy voice, slumped on a chair, but Islam and its place in the world are still what he wants to talk about.. Anwar Ibrahim, once Malaysias globe-trotting deputy prime minister, reflects on end of six years in prison on what he has always maintained were trumped up charges of sodomy; discusses rift between Islamic and Judeo-Christian worlds, harshly criticizing Muslim leaders for blaming Americans, Jews and Christians, not themselves, for their problems; at same time asks West to understand roots of terrorism (M)
For Obama, a Familiar Region With Familiar Troubles
President Obama reiterated his ties to the region in his latest trip to Southeast Asia, coming amid concerns about the White House abandoning the Asia “pivot” of the first term.
Malaysia: End persecution of Anwar Ibrahim and other.
The Malaysian authorities should end their politically motivated persecution of government critics, Amnesty International said ahead of the final decision in the long-standing sodomy case against Anwar Ibrahim.
If the court is free then Anwar Ibrahim will be free | Malaysia.
Today, Anwar Ibrahim said if the court is free then he will also be free. Only if the court is not free will he go to jail. So we will know in five days time whether the court is free or not. And the yardstick to measure whether the��.
Malaysia: Keep politics out of the courtroom in Anwar Ibrahims
Paris, Kuala Lumpur, 27 October 2014: Malaysias Federal Court must keep politics out of the courtroom and put an end to more than 15 years of judicial persecution of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, FIDH and its member��.
QandA: Anwar Ibrahim optimistic over sodomy appeal
Anwar Ibrahim: The advantage of the conduct of the judges in the Federal Court is that for the first time in 16 years I was given a full avenue to express [my case]. Our lawyers presented the case and that is mass education. People follow the evidence.
ruling due for Malaysian opposition leader ANWAR IBRAHIM
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will learn this morning if he will be returning to jail on a conviction his lawyers argue is fabricated and designed to end his political career. The trial against Mr Anwar in Malaysias highest court ended in.