“Why Was Anwar Able To Campaign From Behind Bars But Not My Father?” Asks Najib’s Daughter
Nooryana Najwa, daughter of former Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, questioned why Anwar Ibrahim was permitted to campaign from jail for his wife at the 2015 Permatang Pauh by-election when her father was not.
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Nooryana Najwa, the daughter of former Malaysian prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, questioned why Anwar Ibrahim was allowed to campaign from jail for his wife during the 2015 Permatang Pauh by-election while her imprisoned father was prohibited from releasing a statement on GE15.
She also shared screenshots of related news articles, one of which said that Anwar’s message to the public was conveyed by his lawyer at the time, Latheefa Koya, urging them to vote for the PKR and its candidate, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
In the second news article, Supri Hashim, the senior director of prison policy for the Prisons Department, said that Najib could not campaign for the upcoming general election.