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Imprisoned Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was prosecuted for political reasons and should be released, a UN body has concluded after reviewing a case widely seen as politically motivated. Anwar began serving a five-year jail sentence in February after the country's top court ruled that he sodomised a former male aide in 2008. Critics say his…

UN says Malaysian Anwar's jailing politically motivated (Al Jazeera)

Imprisoned Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was prosecuted for political reasons and should be released, a UN body has concluded after reviewing a case widely seen as politically motivated. Anwar began serving a five-year jail sentence in February after the country’s top court ruled that he sodomised a former male aide in 2008. Critics say his…

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