Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim, center, gestures to his supporters during a rally in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Ibrahim celebrated a "new dawn" for Malaysia after he was given a royal pardon and freed from custody Wednesday, transforming a political prisoner into a prime minister-in-waiting following his alliance's stunning election victory.
Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim, center, gestures to his supporters during a rally in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Ibrahim celebrated a "new dawn" for Malaysia after he was given a royal pardon and freed from custody Wednesday, transforming a political prisoner into a prime minister-in-waiting following his alliance's stunning election victory. Andy Wong AP Photo
Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim, center, gestures to his supporters during a rally in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Ibrahim celebrated a "new dawn" for Malaysia after he was given a royal pardon and freed from custody Wednesday, transforming a political prisoner into a prime minister-in-waiting following his alliance's stunning election victory. Andy Wong AP Photo

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