Malaysia

Mahathir’s challenge

Print edition : April 13, 2018

Mahathir Mohamad holding up the 200-page election manisfesto of the four-party coalition Pact of Hope (Pakatan Harapan) outside Kuala Lumpur on March 8. Photo: MOHD RASFAN/AFP

A rally in Kuala Lumpur in November 2016 demanding Prime Minister Najib Razak’s resignation. Photo: Charles Pertwee/Bloomberg

Anwar Ibrahim, jailed opposition leader, at a court house in February 2015. His conviction is largely seen as politically motivated. Photo: Vincent Thian/AP

Prime Minister Najib Razak. Photo: KIMIMASA MAYAMA/AFP

The opposition puts up a spirited campaign under former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammed’s leadership, but it is an uphill task with the majority of Malays likely to support Prime Minister Najib Razak.
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