10 Jan '12, 6am

Acquittal poses new challenge for Malaysia's Anwar - Channel News Asia: Acquittal poses new challenge for Malays...

KUALA LUMPUR - Anwar Ibrahim's acquittal will electrify his fractious Malaysian opposition but he now must reinvent himself from serial victim to viable leader of the multi-ethnic nation, analysts say. Sodomy is punishable by jail in Muslim-majority Malaysia, and accusations that he sodomised a young male aide in 2008 had hung over the 64-year-old former deputy premier and his revitalised opposition. But a judge on Monday cleared him of a charge that Anwar had condemned as a government set-up, freeing up the opposition's talismanic leader to wield his abundant charisma in elections due by March next year. "Of course, the opposition will be very much boosted by this," said Ooi Kee Beng of Singapore's Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. "It's a morale booster. This trial has been hurting the opposition, and Anwar personally, for a long time." But the court ruling - which b...

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