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 and be counted. We are Malaysians! Re-for-ma-si! Lawan, tetap…”
This was Anwar’s last public ceramah at Padang Timur, Petaling Jaya on 9 February 2015, before the Federal Court judgment the following day.