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Reaction: Anwar acquittal a double-edged sword for Malaysian politics

Reaction: Anwar acquittal a double-edged sword for Malaysian politics

By Mon, Jan 09, 2012 3:19PM UTC Comments Off Reaction: Anwar acquittal a double-edged sword for Malaysian politics

In an unexpected twist of events, Anwar Ibrahim, a leading opposition leader in Malaysia, was today acquitted from the sodomy charges pressed against him three years ago. High Court Judge Mohd Zabidin Mohd Diah ruled that the court was reluctant to convict Anwar of sodomizing his former aide Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan because of a...

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