[JURIST] A Malaysian court on Friday overturned the High Court's acquittal of Anwar Ibrahim [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], sentencing the opposition leader to five years in prison for sodomizing a male aide in 2008. This conviction [BBC report] makes Anwar unable to run for chief minister of Selangor in next month's election, where he was expected to win. Anwar has consistently argued that the government's allegations were a politically motivated attempt to silence his opposition to the current administration....

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