Tag: royal pardon
With just a week left for polling day in Port Dickson, debate rages over the royal pardon granted to the PKR leader.
Ricketson's lawyer Kong Sam Onn confirmed this, adding that the Australian's visa to stay in Cambodia had expired.
Vocal activist and lawyer Siti Kasim says Tommy Thomas must clarify the conditions of Anwar's release last May.
S N Nair says this is because the Yang di-Pertuan Agong has declared that the PKR leader is a victim of a miscarriage of justice.
The former finance minister says any transition of power should be 'mid-term' and PH should keep the promise made to the voters.
Pakatan Harapan chief Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he assumed the leadership role because the opposition coalition's other components felt he should.
Human rights lawyer P Uthayakumar says prisoners deserve a second chance to make amends for past mistakes.
Mother of a 33-year-old convicted drug trafficker rejoices after he is spared from the gallows.
The former Petrosaudi employee is happy to be heading home to Switzerland after serving more than a year of his three-year jail term.
Xavier Justo's sentence is cut to two years under a royal amnesty, prompting the Swiss authorities to request for his transfer to serve the remaining term in Switzerland.
Lawyer discloses Justo's impending release from prison, says his client has met the condition for a royal pardon as he has less than one year of his prison term left.
Justo will have his sentence commuted by one-third and will probably serve the remainder of his jail term on parole or be transferred to another prison.
Meanwhile a campaign called “A million signatures to free Anwar” has taken off, appealing to the King to free the opposition leader from prison.
With the Sultan’s coronation today, 10 others to serve life sentences under royal amnesty.
DAP secretary general says there is still a 12-day grace period to finalise who will succeed Anwar Ibrahim.
The NGO says Anwar was a victim of selective prosecution and part of a political conspiracy to silence him.