Opposition Leader

Suu Kyi 'will be above president'

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she would be "above the president" if her National League for Democracy wins Sunday's election.

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

Taiwan elects first female president

Opposition candidate Tsai Ing-wen has been elected Taiwan's first female president.

November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015

Suu Kyi 'will be above president'

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she would be "above the president" if her National League for Democracy wins Sunday's election.

April 1, 2015
April 1, 2015

Anwar Ibrahim denied royal pardon

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is to remain in prison after his request for a royal pardon was turned down

March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015

Last call before things get out of hand

US president Abraham Lincoln once elaborated on the dangers facing the Americans. He said some trans-Atlantic military wasn't going to crush them with a blow. Nor all the armies of Europe and Asia “could by force take a drink from the Ohio River or make a track on the Blue Ridge in the trial of a thousand years.” He then said if destruction was the lot of the Americans, it must be them who will be its author and finisher. As a nation, he concluded, the Americans will either live as free men forever or die by suicide.

February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015

Anwar Ibrahim’s family seeks royal pardon

The family of jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim seeks royal pardon over his conviction for sodomy.