Nurul Izzah Anwar in London, Jan 25th

You are cordially invited to a dialogue session with Nurul Izzah Anwar, Malaysian Opposition MP and Vice President of the People’s Justice Party.

Topic: Malaysia – An Urgent Need for Democratic Reform, Human Rights and Transparency

 Date: Wednesday 25th January 2012

           Registration : 6pm

           Dialogue : 6.30-8.30pm

Venue: The Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG


Please register below as spaces are limited

About Nurul Izzah Anwar

Nurul Izzah Anwar is the current Member of Parliament for Lembah Pantai.

Though a household name in Malaysia, she is perhaps better known internationally as the daughter of Anwar Ibrahim, a former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister and current leader of the opposition coalition in Parliament.

Nurul Izzah’s political career began with the creation of the People’s Justice Party (KeADILan) in 1998 where she played a vital role in its establishment and since November 2010, one of the party’s Vice Presidents.

Before her election as an MP, Nurul Izzah was active in promoting human and civil rights. She has a special interest in prisoners of conscience and the rights of women.

She has worked with a number of agencies and institutes, among them are Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM), Women Leaders International Forum (WLIF) Friedrich-Ebert Stifung (FES), and advocated at the international level, including the Commission on Human Rights, Geneva.

Nurul Izzah has a Masters’ Degree in International Relations from John Hopkins University. Her first degree is in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

She is married to Raja Ahmad Shahrir and they have two children.