Events leading up to Anwar's conviction
June 28: Mohamad Saiful Bukhari Azlan, 23, a former aide of Anwar, makes police reportthat he was sodomised by Anwar at a condominium two days before.
Aug 7: Anwar is charged with sodomy in court. He pleads not guilty and is released on a personal bond of RM20,000 (S$7,560).
Feb 3: Trial begins.
Jan 9: The High Court acquits Anwar of the charges.
July 9: Prosecution files an appeal.
March: Court of Appeal hears the prosecution's appeal, and sentences Anwar to five years' jail on sodomy charge, overturning High Court's ruling.
October: The Federal Court, Malaysia's highest court, hears the final appeal.
Feb 09: Conviction upheld.