Malaysia opposition leader calls for charges in judicial fixing scandal Joshua Pantesco at 11:38 AM ET
[JURIST] Former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim [JURIST news archive] called Monday for the prosecution of public officials involved in a judicial fixing scandal, one week after government officials ended their investigation into a video [YouTube video; JURIST report] allegedly showing prominent lawyer VK Lingam brokering the appointment of the former Chief Justice of Malaysia to the Supreme Court. The person on the other end of the phone was believed to be Malaysian Chief Justice Ahmad Fairuz Sheikh Abdul Halim.
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