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Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim Back in Court for Sodomy Ruling Appeal

A Malaysian court has begun hearing a government appeal against the sodomy acquittal of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.A high court in 2012 found Anwar not guilty of having sex with a man who was then his aide, ruling DNA evidence was contaminated. Sodomy is punishable by up to 20 years in prison under a colonial-era law in Malaysia.The 66-year-old former deputy prime minister says the charges are an attempt by the government to ruin his political career.It is not clear whether a verdict...

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