Family seeks royal pardon to free jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim

February 25, 2015 2:22 AM

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Family seeks royal pardon to free jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2014 file photo, Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is greeted by his supporters as he returns from a Friday prayer to a court house during the final hearing of his sodomy conviction in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The family of jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar has sought a royal pardon in a last-ditch effort to try free him from a sodomy conviction. Nurul Nuha Anwar, his second daughter, said in a statement late Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 that there has been a "miscarriage of justice" against her father, whom she described as a "political prisoner". (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File) (The Associated Press)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The family of jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has sought a royal pardon in a last-ditch effort to try free him from a sodomy conviction.

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