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Malaysia’s Anwar Charged with Violating Protest Ban

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been charged with defying a controversial court order banning street protests, in a case he says is politically motivated. Anwar and two members of his opposition party were charged Tuesday with violating the Peaceful Assembly Act last month by taking part in a massive street protest to demand electoral […]

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Malaysia’s Anwar Charged with Violating Protest Ban

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been charged with defying a controversial court order banning street protests, in a case he says is politically motivated. Anwar and two members of his opposition party were charged Tuesday with violating the Peaceful Assembly Act last month by taking part in a massive street protest to demand electoral […]

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Malaysia’s Anwar Charged with Violating Protest Ban

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been charged with defying a controversial court order banning street protests, in a case he says is politically motivated. Anwar and two members of his opposition party were charged Tuesday with violating the Peaceful Assembly Act last month by taking part in a massive street protest to demand electoral […]

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Malaysia’s Anwar Faces New Charges

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysian officials say opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will face charges stemming from his participation in a demonstration last month. Authorities say Anwar has received notification to appear in court Tuesday on accusations of violating the Peaceful Assembly Act. The April 28 rally was held in the center of Kuala Lumpur to demand election reforms. At […]

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Malaysian PM: Anwar Acquittal Clears Government of Wrongdoing

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the acquittal of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on sodomy charges clears the government of long-standing accusations that it used political influence to sway the courts to convict Anwar and remove him from political life. Mr. Najib told Malaysia’s Bernama news agency that “today’s verdict shows once again, that despite […]

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Malaysian PM: Anwar Acquittal Clears Government of Wrongdoing

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the acquittal of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on sodomy charges clears the government of long-standing accusations that it used political influence to sway the courts to convict Anwar and remove him from political life. The official Bernama news agency quotes Mr. Najib as saying “today’s verdict shows once again, […]

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Malaysian Court Acquits Anwar of Sodomy

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysia’s high court has acquitted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy charges. The judge ruled Monday that the DNA used by prosecutors as evidence was not reliable. The judge also said there was not enough corroborating evidence proving that Anwar had sex with a former male aide. Homosexuality is illegal in Muslim-majority Malaysia. Anwar faced […]

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Malaysian Court Acquits Anwar of Sodomy

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysia’s high court has acquitted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy charges. The judge ruled Monday that the DNA used by prosecutors as evidence was not reliable. The judge also said there was not enough corroborating evidence proving that Anwar had sex with a former male aide. Homosexuality is illegal in Muslim-majority Malaysia. Anwar faced […]

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Malaysian Court Acquits Anwar of Sodomy

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysia’s high court has acquitted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy charges. The judge ruled Monday that the DNA used by prosecutors as evidence was not reliable. The judge also said there was not enough corroborating evidence proving that Anwar had sex with a former male aide. Homosexuality is illegal in Muslim-majority Malaysia. If he […]

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Malaysian Court Acquits Anwar of Sodomy

Posted January 8th, 2012 at 9:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Malaysia’s high court has acquitted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of charges of sodomy. The judge ruled Monday that the DNA used by prosecutors as evidence was unreliable. The judge also said there was not enough corroborating evidence proving that Anwar had sex with a former male aide. Homosexuality is illegal in Muslim-majority Malaysia. If he […]

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