Malaysia jailed opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim waves to supporters as he leaves a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia's king had agreed to pardon Anwar, who was jailed in 2015 for sodomy in a conviction that he said was politically motivated.
Malaysia jailed opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim waves to supporters as he leaves a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia's king had agreed to pardon Anwar, who was jailed in 2015 for sodomy in a conviction that he said was politically motivated. Vincent Thian AP Photo
Malaysia jailed opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim waves to supporters as he leaves a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia's king had agreed to pardon Anwar, who was jailed in 2015 for sodomy in a conviction that he said was politically motivated. Vincent Thian AP Photo

Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar freed, given royal pardon

May 16, 2018 07:14 AM