Stepping out of Anwar’s shadow and into Malaysia’s political spotlight

(From The Nation)

Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is back in politics after winning the recent by-election in Penang’s Permatang Pauh district. The seat was vacated after her husband, opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, was sentenced to prison on sodomy charges, which many believe were politically motivated. Thepchai Yong, The Nation’s Group Editor-in-Chief, talked to her in Kuala Lumpur shortly before the poll … Read more

Wan Azizah Wan Ismail

Wan Azizah Wan Ismail

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