This was what it was like outside court today when Anwar Ibrahim turned up for his defamation suit against Foreign Minister Anifah Aman.
It might be useful to remind ourselves of the sequence of events, especially in June 2008, leading to the alleged sodomy incident and immediately after. Take a look at the chronology I prepared from publicly available sources, news reports...
Some 400 young protesters held a noisy, exuberant protest near the Sogo shopping complex in KL yesterday. Apparently, the protest was not just about the jailing of Anwar but also the wider, ongoing repression in the country. What is...
Another night, another vigil. An eyewitness at the scene estimates the crowd to be at least 200. Malam ini, di Sg Buloh. Solidariti buat @anwaribrahim. #BebasAnwar #KitaLawan pic.twitter.com/9DLitlP0qr— Fahmi Fadzil (@fahmi_fadzil) February 12, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
His final words pierced the night air: "Please, Malaysians - Malays, Chinese, Indians, Dayaks, Kadazans - please stand up; stand up for your rights. Stand up for your children. Stand up for the future of this country. Stand up...
Even as 1MDB struggles to repay its debts, a vigil is taking place at Sungai Buloh Prison to express solidarity with Anwar Ibrahim. At this rate, he could turn into a Mandela-like figure in no time. He has already...
A large crowd gathered outside the Palace of Justice in Putrajaya. The social reform group Aliran has released a scathing immediate reaction to the verdict in the Anwar trial and the upholding of a five-year jail term. Check it out...
It is D-Day today for Anwar Ibrahim - and the judiciary too is coming under the international media spotlight. Doesnt look good now. Judges give reasons to justify why all the inconsistencies re Saiful credibility. Judges r saying Saiful is...
Speaking ahead of the Federal Court verdict, Anwar Ibrahim tells the BBC he is convinced the struggle for reforms will go on even if he is sent back to jail.
Anwar Ibrahim recounts his political struggle and talks about the reform movement and how far it has come with one eye on the outcome of the Sodomy II trial.

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