Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim began a 5-year prison sentence on Tuesday after a court rejected his final appeal against a sodomy conviction, a decision he called a 'murder of judicial independence.' Anwar was accused of sodomizing Saiful Bukhari Azlan, then 23, who was working as an aide in the opposition campaign office in 2008.
Brendan Earley of Davison, Mich. puts on his own car show while waiting for the start of the Back to the Bricks Mitten Promo Tour in the parking lot on Friday in Flint.
Students pose for a photo with a globe during a campaign to mark World Earth Day in a middle school in Dexing, Jiangxi Province, China on April 19. World Earth Day falls on April 22 every year.
In an Islamic judicial system that has been criticized as biased against women, two women have been cleared to hear the same cases as their male colleagues in sharia court. They will join the bench on Aug. 2.