R. Sivarasa, a leading human rights advocate, Subang MP and PKR’s Central Leadership Council member explains the seeming convergence between Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on LGBT rights. BFM’s Sharaad Kuttan questions him on the Sabah defections and whether they signal a continuation of old politics rather than new. Recognizing that his party is far from perfect, he argues nevertheless that Malaysian voters should give the Pakatan Rakyat a chance at governing from Putrajaya.
Pragmatic or principled? You decide.