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Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim Back in Court for Sodomy Ruling Appeal

A Malaysian court Thursday hears a government appeal against the acquittal of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on charges of sodomy.A high court in 2012 found the ex-deputy prime minister not guilty of having sex with a man who was then his aide.Sodomy is punishable by up to 20 years in prison under a colonial-era law in Malaysia.The 66-year-old Anwar has always rejected the charges, saying they are a government attempt to ruin his reputation. Many expect Anwar to win a seat in parliament in...

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