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Anwar Ibrahim’s days are numbered

S Thayaparan

Published
Modified 19 Jul 2019, 11:00 pm

COMMENT | “They conclude it was an evil conspiracy to bring down the person in the video, whom they were not able to identify for sure. You can’t be more comical than this.

Zaid Ibrahim

Where do we begin? We begin by saying that if this country did not criminalise certain types of sexual behaviour, this whole fiasco involving PKR president Anwar Ibrahim and his deputy Azmin Ali would be confined to politics as usual, instead of the existential crisis facing PKR and no doubt the Pakatan Harapan government.

Of course this sex video is meant to bring down Azmin. This is politics as usual in Malaysia. What is also standard operating procedure in Malaysia is if you are politically protected, as Azmin is, then all this washes away in a sea of hypocrisy and institutional collusion...

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