Monday, September 3, 2012

Event: Meet-the-Author - Mark Trowell

Select Books is pleased to invite you to a Meet-the-Author event with Mark Trowell, Queen's Counsel and author of Sodomy II: The Trial of Anwar Ibrahim, on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:30pm.

About the author
Mark Trowell was appointed Queen's Counsel in Western Australia in 2000 and is a leading criminal lawyer. In 2001-02, he was appointed to act as the observer for LAWASIA at the sedition trial in Malaysia of distinguished lawyer and parliamentarian Karpal Singh. In May 2004, he observed at the appeal of Anwar Ibrahim against his earlier conviction and sentence.

About the book
On 9 January 2012, Anwar Ibrahim was acquitted of charges of sodomy against his then 23-year-old aide, Mohd Saiful. Anwar's trial lasted almost two years with many delays and appeals to the superior courts. This book recounts the events of the trial, as reported by eminent QC Mark Trowell who observed the trial on behalf of LAWASIA, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the International Commission of Jurists, the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and Union Internationale des Advocats from January 2010 until its conclusion two years later.

Date
Wednesday, 5th September 2012, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location
Select Books, 51 Armenian Street, Singapore 179939
Tel: (65) 6337 9319

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