Tag Archives: Anwar Ibrahim

May 10

Pakatan wins the impossible dream

Dr Mahathir is expected to seek an audience with the Agong, to be sworn in as Malaysia’s seventh prime minister. PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan, the four-party alliance headed by Dr Mahathir Mohamad, achieved their impossible dream tonight with their campaign to “Save Malaysia”, scoring a historic general election victory that will result in the first […]

January 20

Shafee justifies calling Anwar coward, says it’s ‘legalistic’

Umno lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah told the High Court in Kuala Lumpur today it was not wrong for him to call Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim a “coward” for refusing to take the witness stand during the former opposition leader’s second sodomy trial. This was despite Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan, who was examining Shafee today, […]

January 19

Lawyer Shafee to testify in defamation suit against Bar, 3 others, says counsel

Lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is expected to take the stand tomorrow when the High Court hears his defamation suit against the Malaysian Bar and three others for attempting to discuss his conduct at the Bar’s annual general meeting (AGM) last year. His lawyer, Datuk Kamarul Hisham Kamaruddin, said Shafee would be the first […]

May 23

Anwar’s lawyers fight Saiful’s attempt to use sodomy conviction in defamation suit

A supporter of Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan outside the Palace of Justice in Putrajaya in February, when the Federal Court ruled that the Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim had sodomised his former personal aide. – The Malaysian Insider pic, May 23, 2015. Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan who filed a RM50 million defamation suit against Datuk Seri […]

April 06

RM521 million divorce claims appeal adjourned

The contentious and protracted multi-million Ringgit divorce demands by Shahnaz Abdul Majid against her former husband Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, at the Kuala Lumpur Shariah Appeals Court was today adjourned. Counsel Mohd Rafie Mohd Shafie representing Shahnaz requested for the adjournment citing his indisposed health. However, Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu […]

March 27

IGP: Was Rafizi asking for Anwar’s jailbreak?

PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli’s directive could also be interpreted as urging supporters to break out Anwar Ibrahim from prison, said inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar.   He said this when asked to comment on the Pandan lawmaker’s arrest this afternoon. “Rafizi asked his supporters to come out in full force tomorrow to release Anwar. […]

March 27

Pardon disposed, Anwar to lose MP seat – MalaysiaKini

The Pardons Board has disposed the petition filed by Anwar Ibrahim’s family and the opposition leader will be disqualified as a member of parliament, said senior federal counsel Amarjeet Singh. MalaysiaKini reports: However, Anwar’s lawyer N Surendran did not wish to comment on the decision pending   confirmation before the Kuala Lumpur High Court. The decision […]