Anwar Ibrahim

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Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim to meet king in decades-long push to become PM
Opposition leader, who has been on the brink of power several times, claims to have enough support to lead, but doubts persist

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

13, Oct, 2020 @12:19 AM

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The Guardian view on Najib's rise and fall: a victory for the rule of law | Editorial
Editorial: Politicians should not be able to use state coffers as a personal piggy bank

Editorial

28, Jul, 2020 @6:03 PM

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The Guardian view on a royal coup: a king overturns a historic election | Editorial
Editorial: In 2018 Malaysians ousted not just a party that had ruled for six decades but a corrupt old order. A monarch’s act threatens to return it to power

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03, Mar, 2020 @6:35 PM

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Malaysia's political turmoil: everything you need to know
Prime minister Mahathir Mohamad’s resignation sets rival parties against each other and could result in a snap election

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-East Asia correspondent

25, Feb, 2020 @5:52 AM

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'I love him': Malaysian PM and former rival publicly bury hatchet after 20 years
PM Mahathir Mohamad appeared at a rally in support of his designated successor and former foe Anwar Ibrahim

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South-east Asia correspondent

09, Oct, 2018 @4:22 AM

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Malaysian hitman should be sent home for new trial, Anwar Ibrahim says
PM-in-waiting wants Sirul Azhar Umar to be returned from detention in Australia

Guardian staff and agencies

01, Jun, 2018 @12:41 AM

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Malaysia: Najib Razak to face anti-graft investigators as pressure mounts
Former PM is under fire over alleged looting of state funds as police raids on his home force his wife to issue a statement denouncing media coverage

Guardian staff and agencies

20, May, 2018 @7:03 AM

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Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim: ‘When it is denied to you, freedom is a torture’
The former Malaysian deputy leader, pardoned and released from jail, talks exclusively about his hopes for his nation

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Kuala Lumpur

19, May, 2018 @10:13 PM

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Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim released from prison
Pardon is first big success of the nation’s newly elected governing coalition, Pakatan Harapan, led by 92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Kuala Lumpur

16, May, 2018 @8:49 AM

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At last, tyranny has ended in Malaysia. Now let’s build an open society | Nurul Izzah Anwar
My father, former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim, was among thousands who suffered, writes Malaysian politician Nurul Izzah Anwar

Nurul Izzah Anwar

15, May, 2018 @10:33 AM

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Malaysia: date set for release of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim
Former deputy PM, jailed on sodomy charges in 2015, to receive royal pardon this week

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

12, May, 2018 @11:57 AM

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The Guardian view on the Malaysian election: a second chance to put things right | Editorial
Editorial: Modern Malaysia’s founding father should clean out the stables of sleaze in his country – but he will have to give up power to do so

Editorial

10, May, 2018 @5:29 PM

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