Anwar Ibrahim - Islam and Democracy: Malaysia in Comparative Perspective


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Anwar Ibrahim delivers a speech to a Stanford audience.
Photo credit: 
Sadaf Minapara

On November 20, the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), in partnership with the Muslim Student Awareness Network and Stanford in Government, welcomed Malaysian Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim. CDDRL Director Larry Diamond, FSI Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow Francis Fukuyama and Shorenstein APARC’s Donald Emmerson joined the politician for a lively discussion on democracy’s compatibility with Islam.