Anwar Ibrahim released after years in prison with a full pardon

FNF Malaysia

Malaysia's former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has been released from prison after receiving a full pardon from the King on Wednesday, 16 May 2018. He has been promised leadership of Malaysia's new governing coalition when Dr Mahathir decides to step down. Anwar’s release is the first big success of the newly elected governing coalition, Pakatan Harapan.