Anwar declares 'new dawn for Malaysia' after release

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16 maj 2018, 06.21

Anwar Ibrahim declared a "new dawn for Malaysia" had arrived as the political heavyweight walked free from jail on Wednesday after receiving a royal pardon, paving the way for his return to national politics.

Anwar, 70, pledged to support top-to-bottom reform of the country after the ruling coalition that had governed for six decades was dramatically voted out last week.