Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister, Anwar Ibrahim, jailed for sodomy three years ago, walked free from prison in May after receiving a royal pardon. That was initiated by the new prime minister under whom he was first sent to prison – Mahathir Mohamad. Ninety-two-year-old Mr Mahathir was elected on a promise to release his long-time rival and has pledged to hand over power within two years. The BBC’s Lyse Doucet asked Mr Anwar whether he trusted Mr Mahathir.

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