Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today filed for a review of the Federal Court’s decision against his sodomy conviction.

The appeal filed under Rule 137 of the Rules of the Federal Court 1995 is to challenge, strike out and set aside the conviction and sentences against him.

“There has been a grave miscarriage of justice in the first decision. The court has the power to review where there has been injustice," said his lawyer N Surendran.

The provision in the Federal Court allows for the court to review its own decision in the instances of injustice, he said.

"We'll never stop fighting to get justice. This is what the Malaysian people want. No one wants to be wrongfully convicted or become a victim of injustice," Surendran said adding that the fight will carry on until the injustice is corrected.

He said Anwar is wrongly imprisoned and the earlier judgement by the court is not just.

He said there has been injustice in the earlier judgement and that they are invoking the powers of the court under the Rule 137 to review Anwar's court decision .

They have filed for the motion and would wait for the court to register it before the date of the hearing is set.

"We'll have to wait for the court to register it to issue a sealed copy which will contain the date of the hearing and I assume that, of course there will be affidavits in reply by the prosecution," Surendran said.

On Feb 10, Chief Justice Tun Arifin Zakaria, who led the five-member panel comprising Court of Appeal president Tan Sri Md Raus Shariff and Federal Court judges Tan Sri Abdull Hamid Embong, Tan Sri Suriyadi Halim Omar and Datuk Ramly Ali, convicted Anwar of sodomising his former aide Mohd Saiful Azlan Bukhari.

Anwar was represented by a team of 15 lawyers led by Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram, a former Federal Court judge himself.

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Anwar's daughter who is also the Lembah Pantai MP, Nurul Izzah said they believed in Anwar's innocence and see him as a political captive.

"We will drive our efforts to the last moment and will occupy all the space provided to seek justice," she said.