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WHAT LEGAL ACTION CAN PETER ANTHONY TAKE AFTER SPR WRONGLY REJECTED HIS #GE15 NOMINATION?

The campaigning period for the 15th General Election (GE15) is nearly coming to an end. For the past two weeks or so, everywhere Malaysians go, there are political parties’ flags waving and posters of hopeful candidates courting voters to cast their ballots in their favour. This time though, some big names are absent from the candidates’ list, including veteran politicians that decided to retire or take a rest from the scene, or those unfortunate enough to be dropped by their respective parties.

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The convict candidate: Can former Prime Minister Najib Razak become a surprise #GE15 candidate from behind bars?

Following months of uncertainties, Malaysians finally got confirmation that the 15th General Election (GE15) will be held soon, specifically on 19 November 2022. This is brought about by the dissolution of Parliament by now-caretaker Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

While our last article elaborated on whether the dissolution itself was legitimate, this time around, we are here to focus on one of Ismail Sabri’s predecessors, former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and whether he can still contest in GE15 despite currently being behind bars. 

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